Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
January 11, 2018

Media Advisory: Funding Announcement to be Made for Oceans Learning Partnership

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will join Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency; the Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation; and the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, to announce funding to support Oceans Learning Partnership’s new ocean careers programming for youth tomorrow (Friday, January 12) at 9:00 a.m.

The announcement will take place at the National Research Council building, 1 Arctic Avenue, St. John’s.

Oceans Learning Partnership is a non-profit, public-private partnership formed to engage youth to discover the ocean through dynamic, hands-on field experiences.

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Media contact
Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595

2018 01 11                              2:05 p.m.