Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

October 27, 2005 08:59 ET

Signing of Protocol Agreement and Contract Announcement

Attention: Assignment Editor, Environment Editor, Health/Medical Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2005) - Officials of the Government of Nova Scotia, the Government of Canada, and the Mi'kmaq First Nation communities of Cape Breton will sign a Protocol Agreement for discussion on economic opportunities in the clean-up of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens. There will also be an announcement about a cleanup contract.

Event: Announcement of Protocol Agreement

Date: October 28, 2005

Time: 13:30

Location: Membertou Trade & Convention Centre, Kluskap "A", Membertou, NS.

Present will be the Honourable Scott Brison, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, the Honourable Cecil Clarke, Minister of Energy for the province of Nova Scotia (representing the Honourable Ron Russell, Minister in Charge of the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency), Chief Terrance Paul, and Bernd Christmas, CEO, Membertou.

For more information, please contact:

Nicola Parker
Communication/Membertou
902-471-6538

Parker Donham
Sydney Tar Ponds Agency
902-565-5555

Darcy Truen
Atlantic PWGSC Communications Office
902-496-5551
IN: ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH

Contact Information

  • Mario Baril
    Primary Phone: 819-956-2315