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Minister Fraser to make an announcement regarding Express Entry for skilled newcomers in health care fields


Bedford, Nova Scotia, June 27, 2023—The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be joined by the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, to announce measures to address labour needs in the health care sector.

Minister Fraser and Minister Duclos will be joined by:

  • Lena Metlege Diab, Member of Parliament for Halifax West
  •  Sue Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Registrar, Nova Scotia College of Nursing

Date:              Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Location:      The Nova Scotia College of Nursing

                        300-120 Western Parkway

                        Bedford, Nova Scotia  B4B 0V2

Event 1 – B-roll video footage (cameras only)


Time:             Setup at 10:45 a.m. Atlantic daylight time
                       Filming at 11:00 a.m. Atlantic daylight time

Event 2 – Media availability

Time:             11:30 a.m. Atlantic daylight time

Notes for media:

  • Media attending the event in person are asked to arrive no later than 11:15 a.m. Atlantic daylight time.
  • Out-of-town journalists may join by dialling
    • toll free (Canada/US): 1-866-805-7923
    • the local number: 613-960-7518
    • The participant passcode is 7123679#
  • The announcement will be available live on YouTube.

For more information (media only):

Bahoz Dara Aziz

Minister’s Office

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


Media Relations

Communications Branch

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada



Link:, dated June 27, 2023 6:57 pm

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