Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Visit the Magdalen Islands, a First for a Minister of Canadian Heritage

The Minister of Canadian Heritage will meet with representatives from the region's cultural and business sectors, as well as from the English-speaking community.

GATINEAU, QC, July 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will visit the Magdalen Islands to meet with residents and various stakeholders from the area's arts, culture, and business sectors and English-speaking communities.

This is the first time that a Minister of Canadian Heritage will visit the region in an official capacity.

Note: The partial schedule provided below is subject to change without notice. It is in local time.

 

FATIMA

Monday, July 17, 2017

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast meeting with the Board of Directors of the Magdalen Islands' Chamber of Commerce.



LOCATION:

L'Isle Margaux (restaurant)

Château Madelinot

323 Route 199

Fatima, Quebec


HAVREAUBERT

Monday, July 17, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Visit to Au Vieux Treuil, regional broadcaster of performing arts in the Magdalen Islands.

10:30 a.m.   

Roundtable discussion with people from the arts and culture sector of the Magdalen Islands.

12:00 p.m.   

Photo opportunity.



LOCATION:

Au Vieux Treuil

971 Route 199

Havre‑Aubert, Quebec


FATIMA

Monday, July 17, 2017

2:00 p.m. 

Meeting with representatives from the Council for Anglophone Magdalen Islanders (CAMI) and other representatives of the local English-speaking community.

2:55 p.m. 

Photo opportunity.



LOCATION:

Château Madelinot (Plaisance room)

323 Route 199

Fatima, Quebec

 

SOURCE Canadian Heritage

For further information: (media only), please contact: Pierre-Olivier Herbert, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage, 819-997-7788; Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155, pch.media-media.pch@canada.ca

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