Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

July 31, 2012 06:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Minister Oliver Tours New Canadian State-of-the-Art Research Facility

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2012) - The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, will attend the inauguration of the Insect Production and Quarantine Facility at the Great Lakes Forestry Centre in Sault Ste. Marie where he will highlight the centre's accomplishments. Minister Oliver will be joined by local M.P. Bryan Hayes, and M.P.P. David Orazietti, who is representing the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Ontario's Minister of Natural Resources.

Later in the day, Minister Oliver will also visit the Tenaris Algoma Tubes facility. A brief media availability and photo opportunity will follow each event.

Insect Production and Quarantine Facility Ceremony
Location: Atrium
Great Lakes Forestry Centre
Natural Resources Canada
1219 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Date: July 31, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT
Tenaris Tour*
Location: 547 Wallace Terrace
Glass Administration Building
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Date: July 31, 2012
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT

*Flat, closed-toe shoes and a long-sleeved shirt must be worn for the Tenaris tour. Media must allow enough time to register at both facilities upon arrival.

Contact Information

  • Carly Wolff
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    613-996-2007

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

    Maya Gorham
    Office of the Minister
    Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
    Toronto
    416-314-2198

    Media Desk
    Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
    Toronto
    416-314-2106