Media advisory - Canada, British Columbia and First Nations Leadership Council to sign Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding to improve emergency management services for BC First Nations Français
26 Apr, 2019, 16:25 ET
VANCOUVER, April 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside the Honourable Mike Farnworth, British Columbia Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip (Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs), Regional Chief Terry Teegee (British Columbia Assembly of First Nations), as well as Cheryl Casimer and Robert Phillips (both of the First Nations Summit) will sign a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding on emergency management.
Later that day, Minister O'Regan will be visiting Cowichan and T'Sou-ke Nation. While at T'Sou-ke Nation, Minister O'Regan will announce support for a commercial development project in the community.
Minister O'Regan will be available to the media following the signing and while during his visit to T'Sou-ke Nation.
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019
Signature of Emergency Management Memorandum of Understanding
Event time: 9:45AM (PT)
Media availability: 10:45AM (PT)
740-999 Canada Place
Announcement of Commercial Lot Development
Event time: 4:30PM (PT)
Media availability: 5:30PM (PT)
6080 Sooke Road,
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For further information: (media only): Jeff Valois, Director of Communications, Office of the Honourable Seamus O'Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, 613-698-2884, ISC Media Relations, 819-953-1160, [email protected]
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