MEDIA ADVISORY – Minister Hajdu to visit Northwestern Ontario to meet with First Nation communities and make announcements on behalf of ISC and FedNor

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KENORA, ON, July 4, 2023 /CNW/ – Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, will visit Northwestern Ontario. 

During her visit, Minister Hajdu will have the opportunity to meet with the Chiefs and members of a number of First Nations communities, will partake in community celebrations and will make several announcements.

Details of the visit are as follows:

Tuesday, July 4:

Meeting with Shoal Lake #40 First Nation

Closed to media

Northwest Angle No. 33 First Nation – Celebration and announcement regarding the community’s water treatment plant 

Chief Darlene Comegan of the Northwest Angle No. 33 First Nation will also join Minister Hajdu for the announcement and celebration.

Time: 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Where: Northwest Angle No. 33 First Nation

Angle Inlet – water access only

Media participation: Media wishing to attend in person are asked to pre-register with Zeus Eden ([email protected]) directly. There is no option to call in or to attend virtually.

Wednesday, July 5

Visit to Fort Frances Health Centre 

Closed to media

Thursday, July 6:

FedNor to announce support for Northwestern Ontario communities

Minister Hajdu will announce FedNor funding in support of municipal initiatives across Northwestern Ontario. Marcus Powlowski, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, and municipal representatives for Fort Frances will also join the announcement.

Time: 11:00 a.m. (CT)

Where: Market Square

235 Scott Street

Fort Frances, ON

Media participation: Minister Hajdu, MP Powlowski, and guest speakers will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

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