Natural Resources Canada



Natural Resources Canada

May 26, 2014 16:48 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Rickford to Announce New First Nations Engagement Initiatives

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2014) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, joined by Garry Reece, Chief of Lax Kw'alaams First Nation and Ryan Leighton, from the Metlakatla First Nation, will announce our government's latest measures to enhance engagement with First Nations in the development of energy infrastructure.

A brief question and answer period with media will follow Minister Rickford's announcement. A dial-in number is available for off-site media to listen to the Minister's remarks.

Minister Rickford will also hold a separate call-back opportunity with off-site media at 2:00 p.m. PDT.

Date and time: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
1:00 p.m. PDT
Location: Prince Rupert Port Authority - Port Interpretive Centre
200-215 Cowbay Road
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Dial-in #: 1- 877-413-4814
Passcode: 6861425

MEDIA CALL-BACK

Date and time: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
2:00 p.m. PDT
Dial-in #: 1- 877-413-4814
Passcode: 3454535

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Contact Information

  • Media may contact:
    Alexandra Lemieux, Press Secretary
    Office of Canada's Minister of
    Natural Resources and Minister for
    the Federal Economic Development
    Initiative for Northern Ontario, 613-996-2007

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