Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
September 14, 2018

Provincial Government Commemorates Mexican Independence Day

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, wishes all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who will be celebrating this weekend a happy Mexican Independence Day.

Mexicans and people of Mexican heritage throughout the world celebrate Independence Day on September 16 with fireworks, street parties, and festive foods and decorations in the colours of the Mexican flag.

The 2018 Diversity Calendar acknowledges this and other cultural holidays and events, a key commitment in The Way Forward on Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador.

This collaborative, partnership-driven immigration action plan delivers on commitments in The Way Forward to strengthen the province’s economic foundation and deliver better services and better outcomes for residents. The Way Forward outlines all actions the Provincial Government is taking to achieve a strong, diversified province with a high standard of living, and can be viewed at thewayforward.gov.nl.ca.

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“It is my pleasure to wish a happy Mexican Independence Day to everyone who will be celebrating this weekend. Independence Day is one of the most important dates of the year in Mexico. The fun and festivities are enjoyed and shared by people of Mexican heritage throughout the world, including Newfoundland and Labrador.”
Honourable Al Hawkins
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

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Learn More

2018 Diversity Calendar - www.aesl.gov.nl.ca/pdf/immigration_calendar_online.pdf PDF Icon

The Way Forward on Immigration in Newfoundland and Labrador – www.aesl.gov.nl.ca/publications/pdf/ImmigrationPlan.pdf PDF Icon

 Immigration Action Plan Progress Report - www.gov.nl.ca/immigration/files/Immigration_Progress_Report.pdf PDF Icon

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Media contact
Ryan Crocker
Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
709-729-1795, 725-9595
ryancrocker@gov.nl.ca

2018 09 14                              1:50 p.m.