Government of Canada

Government of Canada

July 06, 2007 14:51 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Mackay to Announce Two New Measures for Forest Communities

GREEN HILL, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - July 6, 2007) - On Saturday, July 7, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, will announce a new program to support forest communities and a new collaborative research initiative to protect the forest industry in Nova Scotia.

He will be making the announcements on behalf of the Honourable Gary Lunn, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Chuck Strahl, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Minister Responsible for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Location: Green Hill Lookoff
Green Hill, Pictou County, Nova Scotia

Date and Saturday, July 7, 2007
Time: 1:30 p.m. ADT

Contact Information

  • Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    Office of the Minister
    Kathleen Olson
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Honourable Peter MacKay
    Cindy McInnes