Media advisory - Minister McKenna to promote the Canadian advantage to California business and government leaders

OTTAWA, April 13, 2017 /CNW/ - The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel to California, from April 18 to 21, to showcase Canadian innovation and Canada's action on climate and to highlight the importance of the Canada-California trade relationship. During the visit, she will meet with Governor Jerry Brown, Google, Stanford University, the California Environmental Protection Agency, and other business and policy leaders in San Francisco to discuss economic opportunities for clean growth and job creation and Canada's competitive advantage for clean-energy investment.

Media are invited to the following engagement:



Navigating the American Carbon World Conference


Thursday, April 20, 2017


8:45 a.m. (PDT)


InterContinental Ballroom

InterContinental Hotel

888 Howard Street, San Francisco


For a conference media pass, please contact


SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: or to request an interview, please contact the following resources: 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); Kate Walter, Public Affairs Officer, Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco, 415-209-3008


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