Minister McKenna to visit Southwestern Ontario to Support Action on Climate Change and Protect the Environment

Minister McKenna to visit Southwestern Ontario to Support Action on Climate Change and Protect the Environment

Posted on: July 17, 2018 6:55 pm

Toronto, Ontario– July 17, 2018 – The Honourable Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, will travel in Southwestern Ontario on July 18 and 19, to make new announcements on protecting nature and the places Canadians love, as well as to meet with important stakeholders on the issue of climate change. Minister McKenna will highlight actions the Government of Canada is taking to protect the environment, grow the economy, and build a more sustainable future for generations to come.

Event: Government of Canada and Bruce Trail Conservancy to make an important announcement regarding the expansion of Bruce Peninsula National Park

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, will make an important announcement regarding the expansion of Bruce Peninsula National Park.

Date: Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Time:
9:15 a.m.
Media are asked to arrive by 9:00 a.m.
Location:
Harbourfront Centre, Canada Square
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario
M5J 2G8

Event: Visit to VeriForm and Photo Opportunity for Media

Along with local community representatives and stakeholders, Minister McKenna will be touring the VeriForm facility, a metal fabrication company that has invested to cut its carbon emissions and improve its competitiveness.

Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Time:
2:00 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. (EDT)
Location:
20 Lindsay Road
Cambridge, Ontario
N1R 7K6

Event: Visit to the Bay Area Climate Change Office, Media Availability and Photo Opportunity                      

Bay Area Climate Change Office is a collaborative venture between Mohawk College and the cities of Hamilton and Burlington

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time:
9:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (EDT)
Location:
Mohawk College (Fennell Campus)
135 Fennell Avenue West
Hamilton, Ontario
L9C 0E5

Event: Great Lakes Protection and Restoration Announcement and Media Availability

Minister McKenna is pursuing investments in nature and conservation and will be announcing federal support to protect and restore freshwater resources across Canada.

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time:
3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. (EDT)
Location:
Sugarloaf Harbour Marina
3 Marina Drive
Port Colborne, Ontario
L3K 6C6

Media representatives who wish to attend any of the above events are asked to register by email with Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Media Relations.

Please note that media should arrive 15 minutes in advance of event start times to receive their media accreditation.

Contacts

Caroline Thériault
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
613-462-5473
caroline.theriault2@canada.ca

Media Relations
Environment and Climate Change Canada
819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll-free)
ec.media.ec@canada.ca

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