Minister Rickford Announces Participation in Annual Meetings with Provincial and Territorial Energy and Mining Counterparts

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Minister Rickford Announces Participation in Annual Meetings with Provincial and Territorial Energy and Mining Counterparts

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2015390 Views

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will participate in his annual meetings with his federal and provincial energy and mining counterparts on July 19 and 20.

He will deliver keynote remarks discussing Canada’s plan for Responsible Resource Development and new milestones achieved in partnership with the provinces related to jobs, environmental protection and First Nations engagement.

These annual meetings bring together federal, provincial and territorial ministers to discuss cooperation and opportunities related to energy and mines, while defining priorities within governments’ respective jurisdiction for the coming year.

Media are invited to pre-register for the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference by contacting Sarah Levy MacLeod at 902-424-0438 or [email protected]. Media badges will be provided at the conference registration desk.

Media opportunities are outlined below.

Date and Time Room  Call-In
July 20, 2015
11:45 a.m. ADT
Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water St.
Halifax, NSBoardwalk outside Marriot Hotel
Ministers’ photo opportunity.
July 20, 2015
12:50 p.m. ADT
Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Halifax Ballroom1919 Upper Water St.
Halifax, NS

Minister Rickford will deliver keynote remarks.

Media are invited to attend in person or can listen to the Minister’s remarks via conference call:

Call-in number: 1-877-394-5901
Access Code: 5837704

Participants will be on “listen-only” throughout the call.

July 20, 2015
1:15 p.m. ADT
Marriott Harbourfront Hotel
Nova Scotia Ballroom D1919 Upper Water St.
Halifax, NS
Minister Rickford will hold brief availability with the media.

For further information, please contact:

Chris McCluskey
Director of Communications
Office of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources
613-996-2007

or

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
Ottawa
613-992-4447

The general public may contact:

Mon.–Fri., 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. EDT
Telephone: 613-995-0947
TTY: 613-996-4397
(teletype for the hearing-impaired)
E-mail: [email protected]

NT5

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