Media advisory: Government of Canada to make high-speed Internet funding announcement in Whitehorse

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2018108 Views

From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Ottawa, Ontario, June 19, 2018—The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, together with the Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, and the Honourable Ranj Pillai, Yukon Minister of Economic Development, will make an announcement related to the Government of Canada’s commitment to bring high-speed Internet service to Canadians living in rural and remote communities.

Later that evening, Minister Bains will participate in an energy symposium hosted by the Canadian Electricity Association. Mr. Bagnell will also be in attendance.

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

High-speed Internet announcement

Time: 4:15 p.m. PT

Location:
Yukon College
Innovation Commons
500 College Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon

Energy symposium

Time:  7:00 p.m. PT

Location:
Carcross Tagish Learning Centre
Klondike Highway
Carcross, Yukon

For further information please contact:

Mallory Clyne
Director of Communications
Mallory.clyne@gmail.com
Office of the Minister of Innovation,
Science and Economic Development
343-291-2500

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and
Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

NT5

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