Governments to announce matching donations

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Aug. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Government of Alberta will join representatives from the Government of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to announce matching provincial and federal funds.


Wednesday, August 3
10 a.m. Mountain Time


Engagement Hub, main floor, Jubilee Building
9909 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray


  • Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Chair of the Special Cabinet Committee for Coordinating Relief Efforts for the Government of Canada
  • Danielle Larivee, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Government of Alberta
  • Melissa Blake, Mayor, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Conrad Sauvé, President and CEO, Canadian Red Cross

Teleconference information:

Media dial in: 1-888-231-8189
Conference ID:  54573262

  • Reporters must provide their conference ID, name, affiliation and telephone number to the conference operator
  • Reporters are encouraged to dial in 15 minutes early to ensure participation
  • Participants will be able to hear all questions and responses
    • To ask a question: Press *1
    • To exit question queue: Press #

SOURCE Canadian Red Cross

For further information: Contact information: Government of Alberta, Shannon Greer, Press Secretary, Municipal Affairs, 587-594-0132; Canadian Red Cross, National Media line: 1-877-599-9602, Alberta media: 1-403-541-4431, Quebec media: 1-888-418-9111


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