/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Western Economic Diversification Canada/

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In the news release, Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce details of the new Regional Development Agency in British Columbia, issued 04-Aug-2021 by Western Economic Diversification Canada over CNW, we are advised that a change has been made in the Location section. ''Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus, 13450 102 Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia'' should read "Simon Fraser University - Surrey Campus, SYRE Atrium, 10285 University Drive, Surrey, British Columbia" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows:

Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce details of the new Regional Development Agency in British Columbia

SURREY, BC, Aug. 4, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, and Terry Beech, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (B.C.), will provide details of the new BC-focused regional development agency announced in Budget 2021.

Media Advisory - Surrey, B.C. (CNW Group/Western Economic Diversification Canada)
Media Advisory - Surrey, B.C. (CNW Group/Western Economic Diversification Canada)

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

Date:

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Time:

10:00 a.m. (PDT)

Location:

Simon Fraser University - Surrey Campus


SYRE Atrium


10285 University Drive


Surrey, British Columbia

Given the limited number of seats, members of the media who want to attend this news conference in person must confirm their presence by writing to ben.letts@canada.ca before 9:00 a.m. (PDT) on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

The event will also be broadcast live. Media may also join the event virtually via Zoom here: https://encoreglobal.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwpceCgqzwjHtQyIHerEpppNqWjW8MdVt_3

If you are attending virtually, please ensure your name and media outlet are identified on your screen

IMPORTANT: Anyone attending the news conference in person must not present any symptoms similar to those of COVID-19 and must not have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the last 14 days. Facemasks must be worn and all public health guidelines must be respected at all times.

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