Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

January 26, 2007 12:42 ET

Media Advisory/PWGSC: Updated Information - Canada Nova Scotia Joint Announcement

This advisory replaces the advisory sent yesterday

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 26, 2007) - Officials of the Government of Canada and the Government of Nova Scotia will announce a joint agreement regarding the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Remediation Project.

Present will be the Honourable Michael M Fortier, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Mr. Mark Warawa, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment, the Honourable Angus MacIsaac, Deputy Premier and Minister of Nova Scotia Transportation and Public Works and the Honourable Mark Parent, Minister of Nova Scotia Environment and Labour.



Date: Sunday, January 28, 2007

Time: 12:00 p.m.
Photo op with media
Location: Sydney Tar Ponds Agency Site Office Parking Lot
1 Inglis Street,
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Time: 1:00 p.m.
Media Technical Briefing
Location: Membertou Trade and Convention Centre
Main Entrance
50 Maillard Street
Membertou, Nova Scotia

Time: 2:00 p.m.
News Conference
Location: Membertou Trade and Convention Centre
Room Kluscap A
50 Maillard Street
Membertou, Nova Scotia


Ministers will be available to answer questions from the media.

There will be photo opportunities at this event.

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Fortier
    Jean-Luc Benoit
    Director of Communications
    819-997-5421
    or
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Media Relations
    819-956-2315
    or
    Nova Scotia Transportation and Public Works
    Dan Davis
    902-424-8978
    Cell.:902-225-2501
    davisds@gov.ns.ca