Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister McKenna welcome United Nations delegation to Canada on World Environment Day

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, welcomed United Nations Environment Programme officials to Canada for World Environment Day.

Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister McKenna affirmed Canada's commitment to taking action on climate change and promoting clean economic growth.

The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is "Connecting People to Nature."

Attendees included

  • The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
  • The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change
  • Erik Solheim, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme

Associated link

Government of Canada's World Environment Day website


Environment and Climate Change Canada's Twitter page

Environment and Natural Resources in Canada's Facebook page


SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada

For further information: Marie-Pascale Des Rosiers, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 613-462-5473; Media Relations, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll free)


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