Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, accompanied by Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will announce Government of Canada financial assistance to support Montréal inc. in starting up and funding innovative businesses.


June 28, 2021


12 noon


Phi Centre

Space A

407 Rue Saint-Pierre

Montreal, Quebec

H2Y 2M3

Given the limited number of spots, journalists who want to attend this press conference must confirm their presence by writing to the following email address by 9 a.m. on Monday, June 28, 2021:

The event will also be broadcast live through the Zoom platform, and it will be possible to participate by registering at this link. Registered journalists will be able to ask questions following the press briefing.

Anyone attending the press conference in person must not present any symptoms similar to those of COVID‑19 and must not have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the last 14 days. Note that face masks must be worn.

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Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Catherine Mounier-Desrochers

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages