Environment Canada

Environment Canada

June 09, 2005 14:38 ET

Media Advisory: Environment Canada-Federal, Provincial Ministers To Announce Great Lakes Initiatives

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 9, 2005) - Media representatives are advised that Canada's Environment Minister, the Honourable Stephane Dion, will be speaking on the International Joint Commission's (IJC) role in educating the public about the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement at the IJC's 2005 Great Lakes Conference and Biennial Meeting in Kingston, Ontario, on June 11, 2005.

Minister Dion and Ontario's Environment Minister, Leona Dombrowsky, will also be announcing the Canada-Ontario Agreement (COA) Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem's 2002-03 Biennial Progress Report and the sediment management strategy for the Cornwall Remedial Action Plan.

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2005
Time: 8:00 a.m. (EDT)
Location: Queen's University
Biosciences Complex/Earl Hall Building
Kingston, Ontario

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(Egalement offert en francais)

Contact Information

  • Environment Canada - Ontario Region
    Jack Saunders
    Communications Advisor/Media Relations
    (416) 739-4785
    Ontario Ministry of the Environment
    John Steele
    Communications Branch
    (416) 314-6666