/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McKenna to meet with US counterparts to strengthen collaboration on environmental protection and climate change/

OTTAWA, March 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will participate in important bi-lateral meetings with her United States counterparts to strengthen Canada-US collaboration on clean air and clean water, protection of the Great Lakes and climate change.

The following two events are open to media:

Minister McKenna will speak about Canada's efforts to reduce carbon emissions with Sarah Ladislaw, Director and Senior Fellow of the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). This inaugural session is the first in a CSIS series designed to highlight government and industry efforts to reduce dependence on carbon.

    

Event:           

CSIS Speaker Series

Date:             

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time:            

2:30 p.m. (EST)

Location:     

Center for Strategic and International Studies


1616 Rhode Island Ave NW


Washington, DC

 

To view the live broadcast of this event, please visit the Centre for Strategic and International Studies website. To attend this event, please contact aschwartz@csis.org by 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Minister McKenna will deliver the keynote remarks at the Embassy of Canada Great Lakes Reception, speaking on the importance of ongoing Canada-US collaboration to restore and protect the Great Lakes.

 

Event:           

Great Lakes Reception

Date:             

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time:            

6:00 p.m., Remarks at 6:30 p.m. (EST)

Location:     

Embassy of Canada


501 Pennsylvania Ave NW


Washington, DC

 

To attend this event, please contact Michelle.Mahoney@international.gc.ca by 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

 

SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: Contacts : 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); Michelle Mahoney, Media Relations, Embassy of Canada, 202-448-6391

RELATED LINKS
http://www.ec.gc.ca
https://www.canada.ca

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