Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament (Ottawa–Vanier), will announce funding for three new initiatives to support bilingualism and French services in Francophone-minority communities
OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Mona Fortier, Member of Parliament (Ottawa-Vanier), will be at La Cité on Thursday to announce three new initiatives in support of official-language minority communities and to promote bilingualism across Canada. Ms. Fortier will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie; the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development; and the Honourable Ginette C. Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
The details are as follows:
Thursday, June 27, 2019
La Cité (Excentricité room)
801 Aviation Parkway
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
For further information: (media only), please contact: Jérémy Ghio, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, [email protected]; Valérie Glazer, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, 819-654-5546; Thierry Bélair, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Health, 613-957-0200; Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155, [email protected]; Carole Breton, Communications Director, Association des collèges et universités de la francophonie canadienne, 613-244-7837, ext. 105, Cell.: 613-222-6076, [email protected]