Transport Canada - Media Advisory

CITY OF NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C., March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Andrew Saxton, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for North Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will participate in an event at the Spirit Trail overpass in North Vancouver to announce a significant milestone in the Low Level Road Project.

PS Saxton will be joined by Peter Xotta, Port Metro Vancouver Vice President of Planning and Operations; Barry Forbes, Vice Chair, TransLink Board of Directors; and Darrell Mussatto, Mayor of the City of North Vancouver, along with other partners and stakeholders. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow.



March 19, 2015


2:00 p.m. (local time)


Event will be held in North Vancouver on the new Spirit Trail Overpass (south abutment – above 3rd Street E. at Heywood Street, North Vancouver).  Guests are advised to park on Heywood Street, (just north of 3rd Street E.), accessed either westbound from 3rd Street E. or eastbound from Queensbury Avenue and 4th Street E.


Staff will direct guests to the event site. For directions please call John Parker-Jervis at 604-665-9267.


SOURCE Government of Canada

For further information: Contacts: Zach Segal, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700; John Parker-Jervis, Media & Government Affairs Advisor Port Metro Vancouver, 604-665-9267; TransLink, Media Relations,, 778-375-7788; Media Relations, Transport Canada, Ottawa, 613-993-0055; Connie Rabold, Communications Manager, City of North Vancouver, 604-341-6648; Emily Hamer, Regional Manager, CN Public and Government Affairs, 604-240-7037


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