Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
March 16, 2018

Media Advisory: Minister Hawkins to Mark Beginning of Multiculturalism Week

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, will participate in two events in St. John’s on Sunday, March 18, to mark Multiculturalism Week in Newfoundland and Labrador.

At 11:15 a.m., Minister Hawkins will attend a Celebration of Diversity at Bethesda Pentecostal Church, 1 Escasoni Place. The service will feature an international choir, presentations and a reception including traditional foods.

At 1:00 p.m., Minister Hawkins will bring greetings at the 19th annual Sharing Our Cultures event. This celebration of the province’s rich diversity of cultures will bring together 60 high school presenters and more than 1,000 students, teachers, volunteers, and people from diverse backgrounds. The event will be held at The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Avenue.

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


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