Natural Resources Canada



Natural Resources Canada

May 13, 2013 13:04 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Oliver to Pay Tribute to the Significance of Canada's Manufacturing and Mining History

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 13, 2013) - The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will unveil a monument honouring Canada's manufacturing and mining history as part of National Mining Week. Minister Oliver will be joined by Bob Bratina, Mayor of the City of Hamilton; Zach Douglas, President and CEO of the McMaster Innovation Park; and Nick Markettos, Assistant Vice-President of Research Partnerships at McMaster University. A media availability and photo opportunity will follow the unveiling.

Media are invited to join Minister Oliver as he tours Natural Resources Canada's CanmetMATERIALS facility prior to the unveiling. The tour will include a photo opportunity with Minister Oliver.

Note: Media must pre-register by contacting Jennifer Bondy at 905-645-0702 or Jennifer.Bondy@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca.

Location: CanmetMATERIALS Facility
183 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, Ontario
Date and Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. EDT

Contact Information

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

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