Media Advisory - Canada's Environment Minister to participate in Montreal Protocol events



    MONTREAL, Sept. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Environment Minister John Baird will
participate in a number of events to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the
Montreal Protocol, and International Ozone Day.

    
    Event:       Photo-op
    Date:        Sunday, September 16
    Time:        3:00 p.m.
    Location:    Biosphere
                 160, Chemin Tour-de-l'Isle
                 Ste-Hélène Island, Montreal

    Event:       20th anniversary celebration dinner with a keynote speech
                 by Canada's 18th Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney
    Date:        Sunday, September 16
    Time:        8:00 p.m.
    Location:    Palais des Congrès de Montreal
                 159, St-Antoine Ouest, Room 710B, 7th Floor
    

    Media who wish to attend this event should report to the Viger entrance
(201, avenue Viger Ouest) at the Palais des Congrès de Montreal after 7 p.m.
for sign-in, with appropriate media identification.
    Journalists and media outlets wishing to cover official events for the
Montreal Protocol must be accredited by the United Nations Environment
Programme
(http://ozone.unep.org/Meeting_Documents/mop/19mop/journalists-accredation.sht
ml).




For further information:

For further information: Eric Richer, Press Secretary, Office of the
Minister of the Environment, (613) 286-6064 (cellphone in Montreal);
Environment Canada, Media Relations, (819) 934-8008, 1-888-908-8008


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