Environment Canada

Environment Canada

March 18, 2009 11:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canada's Environment Minister Jim Prenticewill be in Halifax to Give Speech on the Environment and Economy

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - March 18, 2009) - The Honourable Minister Jim Prentice will be in Halifax on March 20th to speak to members of the local environmental, tourism, industry, and business communities on the importance of the environment and economy. The Minister will also announce Environment Canada and Parks Canada funding initiatives.



Event: Speech with Media Availability and Photo Opportunity to Follow

Date: March 20, 2009

Time: 10:15 a.m. speech and 10:45 a.m. media availability

Location: Speech to be held in Windsor 2
Media availability to follow
Prince George Hotel
1725 Market Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Media are also invited to accompany the Minister for a photo opportunity as he fires the noon day gun at the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of the Environment
    Frederic Baril
    Press Secretary
    819-997-1441
    or
    Environment Canada
    Media Relations
    819-934-8008
    1-888-908-8008
    www.ec.gc.ca