OTTAWA, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Kim Rudd, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, will join Canada's Consul General (Los Angeles) in a program aimed at engaging Nevada legislators and decision-makers on March 16 in Carson City, Nevada.
Parliamentary Secretary Rudd will meet with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval, state legislators and industry leaders to convey Canada's importance to Nevada as a trade and investment partner. Ms. Rudd will participate in a mining roundtable with academics, industry associations and Canadian investors and attend a Canada Day reception at the Governor's residence.
Trade and investment with Canada account for close to 83,000 jobs and US$2.4 billion in exports annually in Nevada. Canada's mining companies are significant investors in Nevada's economy as well as key job creators, employing approximately 5,000 people in the state.
SOURCE Natural Resources Canada
For further information: Media may contact: Media Relations, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, 1-855-862-1809, NRCan.media_relations-media_relations.RNCan@canada.ca; Alexandre Deslongchamps, Office of the Minister of Natural Resources, 343-292-6837