February 15, 2022 – Edmonton, Alberta – The Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, will announce federal investments for two initiatives designed to support the growth of Black-owned businesses in Alberta and across western Canada.

Speakers will be available to answer questions from the media following the remarks.

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Time: 2:30 p.m. MT

Location: The virtual announcement will take place over Zoom and will be recorded.

Please email courtney.laframboise@prairiescan.gc.ca to RSVP and request the link.