Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

August 28, 2009 11:30 ET

Media Advisory/Natural Resources Canada: Energy and Mines Ministers to Meet in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDALND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Aug. 28, 2009) -



Canada's Energy and Mines Ministers will hold their annual conference
in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador on Monday, August 31 and
Tuesday, September 1, 2009.

This year's Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference (EMMC) is being
co-chaired by the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Natural Resources
Canada, and the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Newfoundland and
Labrador's Minister of Natural Resources. The EMMC brings together
federal, provincial and territorial ministers to discuss topics ranging
from green mining to energy efficiency.


Location: Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
115 Cavendish Square
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Date and Time Room
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August 31, 2009 - 8:10 Salons Photo opportunity with energy
a.m. to 8:15 a.m. (NST) A and B and mines ministers.
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September 1, 2009 - Ballroom News conference with federal,
5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Foyer provincial and territorial
(NST) ministers from energy and mines
portfolios.
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Media can participate in the news conference
by dialing 1-888-265-0464 and using Conference
ID number 26759174.
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Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Jocelyne Turner - Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    613-996-2007
    or
    Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
    Department of Natural Resources
    Tracy Barron - Director of Communications
    709-729-5282, 709-690-8241
    tracybarron@gov.nl.ca