Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

September 07, 2012 14:29 ET

Media Advisory: Atlantic Energy Gateway Announcement

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2012) - Members of the media are invited to attend a news conference, to take place during the Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference, where work completed under the Atlantic Energy Gateway initiative will be announced.

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie) and the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, will be joined at the announcement by the Honourable Craig Leonard, New Brunswick's Acting Minister of Energy, the Honourable C.L. (Charlie) Parker, Nova Scotia's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Wes Sheridan, Prince Edward Island's Minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs, and the Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Natural Resources.

Ministers will be available for interviews following the announcement.

Date: September 10, 2012
Location: Delta Prince Edward Hotel
18 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PEI

Technical Briefing

Time/Location: 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Gulnare Room

News Conference

Time/Location: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Island Room Foyer

Dial-in Information

Media representatives who are unable to travel may listen in to the news conference using the following numbers:

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 613-960-7526/877-413-4814
CONFERENCE ID: 9678247

Contact Information

  • Andrea Richer
    Press Secretary
    Office of Minister Valcourt
    613-790-3637

    Deborah Corey
    Director Public Affairs
    Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
    506-851-2133

    Carly Wolff
    Press Secretary
    Office of Minister Oliver
    613-996-2007

    Media Relations
    Natural Resources Canada
    613-992-4447

    Tyler Campbell
    Director of Communications
    Province of New Brunswick
    Department of Energy
    506-453-8420

    Donna Chislett
    Director of Communications
    Province of Nova Scotia
    Department of Energy
    902-424-1195

    Jennifer Macdonald-Donovan
    Communications Officer
    Province of Prince Edward Island
    Department of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs
    902-620-3679

    Heather MacLean
    Director of Communications
    Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
    Department of Natural Resources
    709-729-5282