Media Advisory - Ministers Bains and Duncan to launch new digital skills program for young Canadians

OTTAWA, June 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, together with the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will launch a new coding and digital skills program for young Canadians. The launch will take place at Code on the Hill, an event that encourages elementary school students to learn coding.

 

Date:

Wednesday, June 14, 2017



Time:

9:45 a.m. (media should arrive by 9:30 a.m.)



Location:

Parliament Hill


East Block Courtyard


111 Wellington St


Ottawa, Ontario

 

Media availability will follow.           

A livestream will be available on Twitter by visiting @MinisterISED at the time of the announcement.

 

SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Karl W. Sasseville, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, 343-291-2500; Michael Bhardwaj, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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