Media advisory: Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, to announce important funding towards health, infrastructure, and economic development in Quebec
Maliotenam, Quebec — Please be advised that Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, will make two announcements while visiting Indigenous communities in Quebec tomorrow.
First, Mr. Vandal will be announcing funding for health infrastructure and essential community infrastructure for Innu communities from Quebec’s North Shore.
Later that day, Mr. Vandal will announce funding for the commercial fisheries and tourism sectors under the Maritime Initiative to support Indigenous communities situated along the St. Lawrence river.
Date: August 14, 2019
Health and community infrastructure funding announcement
Time: 12:00 PM (EST)
Centre Miam Uapukun (located in the Maliotenam reserve)
191, rue de l’Église
C.P. 389 Moisie (Québec)
Commercial fisheries sector funding announcement
Time: 4:30 PM (EST)
Maison de la Culture Innue d’Ekuanitshit
34 Rue Nashipetimit, Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, QC
For more information (media only):
Office of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan
Minister of Indigenous Services
ISC Media Relations