The Honourable Pascale St–Onge, Minister of Sport and Minister responsible for CED, accompanied by Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, will unveil the Tourism Relief Fund (TRF) report and announce Government of Canada financial support for several tourism organizations.
Charles Milliard, President and CEO of the Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec (FCCQ), and Pascal Harvey, General Director of the Réseau des SADC et CAE, will report on investments made through the Tourism Small Business Assistance Project, an initiative led by these two organizations with support from CED through the TRF to boost the recovery of small tourism businesses in Quebec.
June 28, 2023
2 p.m. – Press conference begins
2:45 p.m. – Networking among tourism industry stakeholders, chambers of commerce networks, SADCs and CAEs, and tourism entrepreneurs on site.
The press briefing will also be held online through the Zoom platform.
We ask any journalists who wish to attend this press conference in person to confirm their presence by writing to the following email address by 12 noon on June 28, 2023: dec.conference.ced@dec–ced.gc.ca. The location of the press conference will be transmitted to media representatives who have confirmed their attendance.
To attend the press conference on Zoom, journalists must confirm their participation by registering at the following address: https://duoson.zoom.us/j/87422595587?pwd=Mk9jRGJUOHFLOWJzc0RoNHlWek9aZz09.
CED will use the email addresses received to send out the news release the day of the announcement.
SOURCE Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions