BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, will make a virtual visit to British Columbia on Friday, October 30, 2020 to announce funding recipients of the Anti-Racism Action Program. She will be joined by the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament (Vancouver Quadra). Minister Chagger will then meet with various community stakeholders.

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

Schedule of virtual events:

EVENT: Anti-Racism Action Program announcement
Live streaming of the
Anti-Racism Action Program announcement will be available on the Canadian Heritage Facebook page.
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Open to media.

EVENT: Post-announcement media availability with Minister Chagger
9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Members of the media are invited to connect via teleconference:

Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-877-413-4814
Local dial-in number: 613-960-7519
Participant passcode: 8771747#

EVENT: Meeting with Justice for Girls Outreach Society
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Closed to media.

Meeting with Métis Nation British Columbia
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Closed to media.

EVENT: Meeting with the Conseil jeunesse francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Closed to media.

EVENT: Meeting with Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health
1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Closed to media.

EVENT: Meeting with the Four Feathers Society
2:45 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Closed to media.

EVENT: Community roundtable on community spaces, anti-racism, and civic engagement
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed to media

For Media Availability:

Media representatives wishing to have a one-one-one interview with Minister Chagger are invited to contact the Office of the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth:

Danielle Keenan
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth

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