Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

October 22, 2009 16:31 ET

Media Advisory: Environment Ministers to Meet in Kingston

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2009) - The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) will meet in Kingston on October 29 to discuss a range of issues including waste reduction, environmental assessments, greenhouse gas reporting, and water and air quality.

The Council is made up of environment ministers from each of the provinces, territories and the Government of Canada. The current president of CCME, the Hon. John Gerretsen, Ontario's Environment Minister, will chair the meeting, which will be held in Memorial Hall, on the second level of the Kingston City Hall, 216 Ontario Street, Kingston.

There will be a photo opportunity for members of the media at 2:45 pm. At the close of the meeting the Council will issue a communique and hold a news conference on Thursday October 29, 2009 at 3:30 pm EDT in Memorial Hall.

Reporters outside of Kingston can join the news conference via conference call. To register for the teleconference, please contact Lindsay Davidson at (416) 326-8118. Please confirm your participation by noon EDT, October 29, 2009.

Further details on CCME are available at www.ccme.ca.

(Egalement offert en francais)

Contact Information

  • CCME Secretariat
    Joanne Thibault
    Executive Director
    (204) 948-2172
    or
    Ontario Ministry of the Environment
    Lindsay Davidson
    Communications Branch
    416-326-8118
    lindsay.davidson@ontario.ca