Media Advisory – Victoria, British Columbia

Canada’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development visits Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia, February 29, 2020 – Canada’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef will be touring the regions of Victoria, Langford, and Ladysmith to meet with community leaders.

Date: Monday, March 2nd, 2020

10:00 a.m.

Minister Monsef meets with Minister Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston and British Columbia Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness to discuss shared priorities related to rural economic development.

10:30 a.m.

Minister Monsef meets with Mitzi Dean, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity and MLA for Esquimalt-Metchosin to discuss the National Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence.

11:30 a.m.

Minister Monsef makes a funding announcement in support of affordable rental housing on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

854 Orono Avenue,
Langford, British Columbia
OPEN TO MEDIA

2:30 p.m.

Minister Monsef meets with Mayor Aaron Stone, Town of Ladysmith, BC to discuss infrastructure priorities and tour the construction site of the new Ladysmith Water Filtration Plant.

410 Esplanade,
Ladysmith, British Columbia
OPEN TO MEDIA

Please note: Transportation to the site must be arranged in advance. Please contact [email protected] to secure a spot.

For more information, or to arrange an interview with the Minister, please contact:

Alex Howell
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development
613-862-7245
[email protected]


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