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Media advisory: Government of Canada to announce major support for events and tourism experiences in Edmonton and across Alberta

Press Release

From: Prairies Economic Development Canada

May 20, 2022 – Edmonton, Alberta – The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister responsible for PrairiesCan, will announce federal support for a wide range of initiatives that will stimulate the local economy in Edmonton and position Alberta’s visitor economy for long-term growth.

Joining Minister Boissonnault will be Martin Long, Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism, Government of Alberta; Roger Kramers, Travel Alberta, Director of Tourism Investment with Destination Development; Arlindo Gomes, Vice President, Business Development & Venue Management, Explore Edmonton; Joe Urie, Board Member, Indigenous Tourism Alberta and Darren Reeder, Board Advisor, Tourism Industry Association of Alberta.

Speakers will be available to answer questions from the media following the remarks.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

10:00 a.m. (MT)

Riverview Room, Edmonton Convention Centre
9797 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB


Rohit Sandhu
Communications Manager
Prairies Economic Development Canada
[email protected]


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