Minister Qualtrough to make an announcement in British Columbia on the safe re-start of child care centers

Minister Qualtrough to make an announcement in British Columbia on the safe re-start of child care centers

Media advisory

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, will discuss how the Government of Canada is supporting child care centres for a safe re-start in British Columbia.

A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the announcement.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

DATE:       Friday, July 24, 2020

TIME:         9:30 am

PLACE:     Richmond Olympic Oval
                  Olympic Riverside Plaza
                  6111 River Road           
                  Richmond, British Columbia


MEDIA INSTRUCTIONS

Call-in details
Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 or 613-960-7519. The access code is 4087860#.

In person
Journalists who want to participate in person must register by contacting media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca with their name and media outlet before 7:00 am on Friday, July 24, 2020.

Instructions:

  • Arrive between20 and 30 minutes prior to the announcement.
  • Anyone attending the event must not present any symptoms associated with COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the last 14 days.
  • Attendees will be asked to confirm that they have completed a health screening self-assessment, which will be sent in advance to those registered.
  • Please note that wearing a face covering is mandatory.

Contacts

FOR INFORMATION (media only):
Marielle Hossack
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough
Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion
819-654-5552
marielle.hossack@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
819-994-5559
media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca
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