Natural Resources Canada

Natural Resources Canada

June 26, 2014 08:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Harper Government to Make Announcement Related to Forestry Innovation

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 26, 2014) - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, will make an announcement related to federal support for transformation, innovation and helping diversify markets in the forest sector.

Minister Rickford will be joined by Rodger Hutchinson, Vice-President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations at West Fraser; Pierre Lapointe, President and CEO of FPInnovations; and David Lindsay, President of the Forest Products Association of Canada.

A brief media availability and photo opportunity will take place following the announcement.

Location: The Westin Calgary
Eau Claire Room
320 4th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2S6
Date and Time: June 26, 2014, 11:45 a.m. MDT

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Contact Information

  • Media may contact:
    Alexandra Lemieux
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister
    Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
    613-996-2007

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