Media Advisory - Federal and provincial ministers to meet on wildfire recovery

EDMONTON, June 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Federal and Alberta ministers will meet at the Alberta Legislature to discuss northern Alberta recovery following the devastating wildfire in Fort McMurray last month.

There will be a photo opportunity before the meeting, and a media availability will follow.



Friday, June 17

9:50 am         

photo op (cabinet room)

10:00 – noon  

private ministers meeting

12:15 pm        

media availability (media room)


Alberta Legislature

Edmonton, Alberta


Media availability participants

  • Danielle Larivee, Minister of Municipal Affairs responsible for the Alberta Emergency Management Agency and Vice-Chair, Wood Buffalo Ministerial Recovery Task Force
  • Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Northern Alberta Wildfires
  • Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Teleconference information
Media dial in: 1-888-231-8189
Conference ID:  35410585

  • 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 Government of Canada

For further information: Shannon Greer,, 587-594-0132, Press Secretary, Alberta Municipal Affairs

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