Canadian Government and Tar Sands to be Target of NAFTA Complaint

TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT
    The federal government will be the target of a complaint to the
    environmental side body to the North American Free Trade Agreement
    (NAFTA) in relation to the tar sands. Details will be released at a news
    conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

    WHEN
    Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    11:00 a.m. EST

    WHERE
    Charles Lynch Press Gallery
    Room 130S, Centre Block
    Parliament Hill
    Ottawa, Ontario

    WHO
    Matt Price, Policy Director, Environmental Defence Canada
    

About Environmental Defence (www.environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence protects the environment and human health. We research solutions. We educate. We go to court when we have to. All in order to ensure clean air, clean water and thriving ecosystems nationwide, and to bring a halt to Canada's contribution to climate change.

SOURCE Environmental Defence

For further information: For further information: Erin Charter, Environmental Defence, (416) 323-9521 ext. 258; Jennifer Foulds, Environmental Defence, (647) 280-9521 (cell)


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