Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

September 11, 2010 15:06 ET

Media Advisory: World Energy Congress Opens

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2010) - On Sunday September 12, the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, will officially open the World Energy Congress.

Speaking to over 5,000 international delegates, Minister Paradis will outline the Government of Canada's global vision for a clean, sustainable, and secure energy future, with Canada leading the way as one of the world's foremost clean energy superpowers.

Event: Opening of the World Energy Congress
Location: Palais des Congrès
Date and Time: September 12, 2010, 5:30 p.m. EST 
 
During the Congress, Minister Paradis will be available to speak to the media at the following events: 
 
Event: ecoENERGY for Biofuels Announcement
Date and Time: September 14, 2010, 10:30 a.m. EST 
 
Event: ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Announcement
Date and Time: September 14, 2010, 1:00 p.m. EST
 
Event: Joint Announcement with the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
Date and Time: September 15, 2010, 10:45 a.m. EST 

All media events will take place at the Palais des Congrès, Government of Canada Pavilion, Booth # 2435

NOTE: Media representatives – press, photo, Web, radio and television – must be duly accredited in order to cover WEC Montréal 2010 (wecmontreal2010.ca/en/press-room/media-accreditation.html).

Contact Information

  • Mary-Ann Dewey-Plante
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Natural Resources Canada
    Ottawa
    613-996-2007
    or
    Media Relations
    Natural Resources Canada
    Ottawa
    613-992-4447