Media Advisory - Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna to highlight federal support for Hamilton area

HAMILTON, ON, June 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will lead a town hall on climate change with students at her former elementary school Friday morning.

Later that morning, Minister McKenna will be joined by funding partners of the Randle Reef project, including Glen Murray, Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change; Mayor of Hamilton, Fred Eisenberger; and Mayor of Burlington, Rick Goldring, where she will highlight federal support for the Randle Reef cleanup and make an announcement on new funding for an important national historic site.

Event #1:     

Town Hall


Friday, June 17, 2016


9:00 a.m. (EDT) — Media to arrive and sign-in no later than at 8:30 a.m.


École élémentaire catholique Notre-Dame

(Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School)

400 Cumberland Avenue

Hamilton, Ontario

Session will be conducted in French.

Media will not be able to ask questions.

Event #2:     

Announcement and Media Availability


Friday, June 17, 2016


10:30 a.m. (EDT) — Media to arrive at dock and sign-in between 10-10:30 a.m.


Harbour Queen Vessel

Hamilton Waterfront Trust 

47 Discovery Drive

Hamilton, Ontario

The Harbour Queen will leave the dock and travel to view the Randle Reef site after the remarks portion. Media are invited to participate.

There will be an opportunity for questions and answers and photos.


SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: Caitlin Workman, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 819-938-9436; Media Relations, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll free)


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