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Government of Canada

October 26, 2012 16:14 ET

Media Advisory: Governments to Make Announcement Regarding Revitalization of Former Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Site

SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2012) - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, will make an announcement with Nova Scotia's Deputy Premier, the Honourable Frank Corbett, regarding the future land use of the remediated Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens site.

Date: October 28, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke
Ovens Remediation Site
Former South Pond
(West of Ferry Street Bridge)
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Members of the media who wish to participate in a photo op will need to wear safety gear, including steel-toed boots, a hard hat, safety glasses and a reflective vest.

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Contact Information

  • Amber Irwin
    Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
    819-997-5421

    Media Relations
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    819-956-2315