Media Advisory - Minister Bennett Joins Back to Batoche Celebrations

OTTAWA, July 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will be participating in the opening ceremonies of the Back to Batoche Celebrations.

The Minister will arrive at the Festival's Opening Ceremony by canoe, accompanied by the youth of La Loche, where she will deliver opening remarks and be available to the media.

July 15, 2016

10:30 a.m. CST

Batoche Metis Cultural Grounds
11 km north of Hwy 213, SK-225,
Batoche, SK S0K 3Y0

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SOURCE Government of Canada

For further information: Sabrina Williams, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, (819) 997-0002; INAC Media Relations, (819) 953-1160,

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