Natural Resources Canada



Natural Resources Canada

May 15, 2013 16:54 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Oliver to Highlight the Harper Government's Commitment to the Mining Sector

SUDBURY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will tour a former mine site on the Podolsky Property with top geosciences students taking part in the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's annual Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop. Media are invited to take part in the tour.

Following the tour, the Minister will deliver remarks where he will highlight the Harper Government's support of the mining sector. Minister Oliver will be available to media and take part in a photo opportunity following his remarks.

Note: Steel-toe boots or shoes are required to take part in the tour.
Minister's Remarks and Tour of Podolsky Property Mine Site
Location: Podolsky Mine
Whistle Pit entrance on Portelance Road
North of Capreol, Ontario
Date and
Time: Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 9:15 a.m. EDT

Contact Information

  • David Provencher
    Press Secretary
    Office of Canada's Minister of
    Natural Resources
    613-996-2007

    Media Relations
    Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    613-992-4447