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February 27, 2015 14:56 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government and Province of Ontario to Announce Investment to Promote Economic Opportunities for Northwestern Ontario First Nation Communities

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 27, 2015) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), and the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Ontario's Minister of Northern Development and Mines, will be at the Prospectors and Developers of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto on Sunday, March 1, 2015, to announce government funding to strengthen the economy and create jobs. This announcement will be made in partnership with the First Nations of Webequie, Eabametoong, Neskantaga and Nibinamik.

Ministers Rickford and Gravelle will participate in a photo opportunity and will be available to answer questions from the media following the event.

Please join us:

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
North Building - Room 104DC
255 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario
Time: 1:30 p.m.

Media not registered to attend the PDAC convention are asked to report to the media table outside room 104D in the North Building at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the news conference.

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