Media Advisory - Minister Chagger to make an announcement about LGBTQ2 Tourism

OTTAWA, May 28, 2017 /CNW/ - To mark Tourism Week, the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, will make an announcement about Government of Canada support for LGBTQ2 tourism. She will be joined by Member of Parliament Randy Boissonnault, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, Colin Sines, Executive Director of Travel Gay Canada, and Claudia Van Wijk, Co-owner of OWL Rafting on the Ottawa River.

Following the announcement, OWL Rafting will hold a Sport Yak demonstration.

Date: Monday, May 29, 2017

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Lookout in front of the Ottawa River Runners Pumphouse facility      

Directions: Travel north on Bronson Avenue. Turn left (west) on Albert and take an immediate right on Commissioner Street. Once on Commissioner, stay left. The lookout to the Pumphouse facility is on the left (near the sign for 1 Fleet Street).

Map to Pumphouse facility

Parking: Behind Library and Archives Canada. There is also street parking on Wellington (access from Albert St).

Follow Minister Chagger on social media.
Twitter: @MinofSBT
Instagram: minofsbt


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Jonathan Dignan, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Small Business and Tourism, 343-291-2700; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,


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