Media advisory - Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, to make announcement on Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation project and to visit HMCS Haida Historic Site

HAMILTON, ON, July 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will make an announcement on behalf of the acting Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Jim Carr, on the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation project.

Minister McKenna will be joined by funding partners of the Randle Reef project, including the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, the City of Hamilton, the City of Burlington, Hamilton Port Authority, and Stelco, as well as the Minister of Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Burlington, Karina Gould.

Following this announcement, Ministers McKenna and Gould will take part in a guided tour of the HMCS Haida National Historic Site.

 

Event:

Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project

Date:

Friday, July 21, 2017

Time:

9:30 a.m. (EDT) – Media to arrive and sign in no later than 9:00 a.m. (EDT)

Location:

Hamilton Port Authority boat storage facility
210 Hillyard Street
Hamilton, Ontario

 

Following the event, media will have an opportunity to take photos and speak with technical experts at a viewing platform overlooking the construction site (1 km away from the main event area). Transportation will be provided. Please advise of any accessibility needs.

 

Event:

Guided Tour and Photo Opportunity of the HMCS Haida National Historic Site

Date:

Friday, July 21, 2017

Time:

11:00 a.m. (EDT) — Media to arrive for photo opportunity at 10:45 a.m. (EDT)

Location:

HMCS Haida National Historic Site
Pier 9, 658 Catharine Street North
Hamilton, Ontario

 

SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: Marie-Pascale Des Rosiers, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 613-462-5473, marie-pascale.desrosiers@canada.ca; Media Relations, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll free), ec.media.ec@canada.ca; Mary-Rose Brown, Office of the Honourable Judy M. Foote, 819-997-5421; Media Relations, Public Services and Procurement Canada, 819-420-5501, media@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca; Elizabeth LeBlanc, Parks Canada, 905-651-4507, Elizabeth.LeBlanc@pc.gc.ca

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