Minister McKenna visits Mont-Joli to highlight clean energy and the protection of marine environment

Minister McKenna visits Mont-Joli to highlight clean energy and the protection of marine environment

Posted on: July 31, 2018 5:00 am

Mont-Joli, Quebec – July 31, 2018 –The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will visit Marmen Énergie, in Matane, and the Maurice Lamontagne Institute, in Mont-Joli—on August 1—to highlight the importance of clean energy, the sustainable management of aquatic ecosystems, and the protection of the marine environment.

Event: Visit of Marmen Énergie

Minister McKenna will be joined by the mayor of Matane, Jérôme Landry, during her tour of the Marmen Énergie facility. Media representatives can join the Minister, on the tour.

Time: 9:00 a.m. (EDT)
Location:
Marmen Énergie
1905 Du Phare Avenue West
Matane, Quebec

Event: Project Tour with Uni-Vert

Minister McKenna will be joined by the mayor of Saint-Ulric, Pierre Lagacé, during her meeting with the environmental group Uni-Vert. Media representatives can join the Minister, on the tour.

Time: 10:00 a.m. (EDT)
Location:
244 Mckinnon Street
Matane, Quebec

Event: Visit of the Maurice Lamontagne Institute

Minister McKenna will be joined by the mayor of Mont-Joli, Martin Soucy, on her tour of the facility. The Maurice Lamontagne Institute is a world-leading French-speaking centre for marine science research. Media representatives can join the Minister, on the tour.

Time: 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Location:
Maurice Lamontagne Institute
850 De la Mer Route
Mont-Joli, Quebec

Media representatives who wish to attend any of the above events must register by email with Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Media Relations. More details on the events will follow upon registration.

Please note that media should arrive 10 minutes prior to each event.

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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