Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

August 31, 2009 07:30 ET

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

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 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

Date and Time: September 1, 2009 - 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (NST)

Room : Ballroom Foyer

News conference with federal, provincial and territorial ministers
from energy and mines portfolios.

Media can participate in the news conference by dialing 1-888-265-0464
and using Conference ID number 26759174.

Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada
    Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Jocelyne Turner
    Press Secretary
    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