Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Education to Meet in Victoria

TORONTO, July 15, 2019 — Provincial and territorial ministers of education will be in Victoria, July 24 and 25, 2019, for the 108th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).

CMEC 108 will give ministers the opportunity to review progress on CMEC initiatives and activities and discuss a variety of current issues in education. The meeting will include two special sessions, one on Indigenous education and reconciliation, and one on the future of education in the context of the changing nature of work.

A communiqué is scheduled for release on Thursday, July 25, in the afternoon.

The Chair of CMEC, the Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training for British Columbia, and the Honourable Rob Fleming, Minister of Education for British Columbia, will be available for interviews. Other education ministers may also be available.

Members of the media are asked to contact Colin Bailey (contact information below) for further information about the 108th meeting of CMEC or to arrange an interview.

About CMEC

Founded in 1967, CMEC is the collective voice of Canada’s ministers of education. It provides leadership in education at the pan-Canadian and international levels and contributes to the exercise of the exclusive jurisdiction of provinces and territories over education.

CMEC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017. For more information, visit us at

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Colin Bailey
Director, Communications and Governance
Cell: 437-777-4879
Tel.: 416-962-8100, ext. 259
Twitter: @CCMEC