Ministers Petitpas Taylor, Vandal and Reyes support Francophone minority communities

WINNIPEG – The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will take part in a virtual press conference with the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for the Prairies and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Member of Parliament (Saint Boniface-Saint Vital), and Jon Reyes, Manitoba Minister of Advanced Education, Skills Development and Immigration.

They will announce significant financial support to ensure the vitality of the Franco-Manitoban population.

Please note that all details are subject to change.

Journalists must confirm their participation by sending their full name and the name of the media outlet they represent to by 4:00 p.m. ET on February 21.

A Zoom link will be sent to journalists to allow them to ask questions after the press conference.

EVENT: Press conference

DATE: February 22, 2022

TIME: 9:00 a.m. CT (10:00 a.m. ET)

PLACE: Virtual

Marianne Blondin

Press Secretary

Office of the Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency