Governments of Canada and Alberta support French-language postsecondary education in Edmonton

EDMONTON The Honorable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism, Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Centre, will take part in a press conference on behalf of the Honorable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages ​​and Minister responsible for the economic promotion of Atlantic Canada. Minister Boissonnault will be accompanied by the Honorable Demetrios Nicolaides, Alberta Minister of Higher Education.

Minister Boissonnault will announce significant funding aimed at supporting francophone post-secondary education and supporting the vitality of the Franco-Albertan community and the development of francophones in the country. He will make this announcement on behalf of Minister Petitpas Taylor.

Please note that information is subject to change without notice and that this is local time.

Journalists who wish to attend the press conference in person must confirm their participation by sending their full name and the name of the media they represent to before 4:00 p.m. (ET), Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Friday, June 24, 2022

14 h 30

Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta
Grand Salon, Lacerte Pavilion
8406, rue Marie-Anne Gaboury
Edmonton (Alberta)

Notice regarding COVID-19 : Journalists wishing to attend the press conference must wear a mask. In addition, they must not have any symptoms similar to those of COVID-19 or have been in contact with a person who has received a positive diagnosis in the last 14 days.

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