Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Val-d’Or this week. Here are other events not to be missed.

On April 3, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Val-d’Or at La Corne to notably defend the federal budget tabled on March 28. He will also participate in a public discussion with employees of the Sayona company.

The Minister responsible for Social Solidarity and Community Action, Ms. Chantal Rouleau, invites media representatives to a press conference during which she will make an announcement concerning support for individuals and families in vulnerable situations.

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Francois-Philippe Champagne will be in Houston as part of an announcement regarding the crew assigned to the Artemis II lunar mission. In particular, we will learn the identity of the Canadian astronaut who will join the team. Who from David Saint-Jacques, Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, Jeremy Hansen or Joshua Kutryk will be chosen? To be continued !

Lebanese-Canadian Hassan Diab must face French justice today as the trial of the rue Copernic attack opens in Paris. However, Professor Diab will not be present at the opening of the special meetings in Paris. Watch April 3-21.

The Minister of Economy, Innovation and Energy, Minister responsible for Regional Economic Development and Minister responsible for Greater Montréal and the Montreal region, Pierre Fitzgibbon, gives a press conference on digital transformation.

The Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Lanaudière region, Caroline Proulx, holds a press conference regarding support for tourism development in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. She will be accompanied by MNA for Rivière-du-Loup–Témiscouata Amélie Dionne and MNA for Côte-du-Sud Mathieu Rivest.

The Minister responsible for First Nations and Inuit Relations, Ian Lafrenière, makes an announcement on behalf of the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Andrée Laforest, regarding government support for infrastructure in northern villages.

Bill 10, An Act to limit the use of the services of a personnel placement agency and of independent labor in the health and social services sector, will be the subject of detailed study April 4, 9:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Special consultations and public hearings on Bill 14, An Act to amend various provisions relating to public security and to enact the Act to help find missing persons will be held in Québec.

The leader of Ensemble Montréal, Aref Salem, is holding a press briefing to ask that light be shed on the Place d’Youville tragedy and on the safety and compliance of building transformation work in Ville-Marie.

Collège Montmorency inaugurates a new pavilion, in the presence of several political figures, including the Minister of Higher Education, Pascale Déry, and the Minister for the Economy, Minister responsible for the fight against racism and Minister responsible for the region of Laval and MP for Sainte-Rose, Christopher Skeete. The director of the college establishment, Olivier Simard, will also be present.

The Montreal International Jazz Festival unveils its lineup for its 43rd edition.

Duceppe unveils its theatrical program for the 2023-2024 season.

On the occasion of Autism Awareness Month, the Autism Foundation

The documentary The School Otherwise is presented in preview, in the presence of director Érik Cimon and the team of Films du Rapide-Blanc. The film gives the floor to teachers and specialized staff, managers, researchers, sociologists and members of the political class to offer a global reflection on the issues of education in Quebec.

Companies will disclose their financial results. This is the case for Postmedia Group (second quarter of 2023, April 5), Corus Entertainment (second quarter of 2023, April 6) and MTY Group (first quarter of 2023, April 6).

The Montreal Canadiens will face the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Center on April 4, at 7 p.m. The Washington Capitals and Alexander Ovechkin will be the visitors for Thursday’s game, April 6, at 7 p.m. The Habs will then head to Toronto for a game against the Maple Leafs on Saturday, April 8, at 7 p.m.