OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, will deliver remarks hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs about the strong relationship that exists between Canada and the United States on energy and the environment. He will discuss Canada's leadership advancing our shared interests in enhancing environmental protection and energy security to support jobs, economic growth and our long-term prosperity.
During his visit, the Minister will also visit the Pipe Fitters' Training Center in Mokena, Illinois, to witness an example of the benefits Canadian energy is providing for jobs and growth on both sides of our shared border. Media are invited to tour the facility with the Minister. Minister Oliver will deliver short remarks at the completion of the tour.
Media should pre-register for both events by 5:00 p.m. (EST) Monday, March 4 at 613-992-4447 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minister Oliver will be available briefly to answer questions from the media following each event. The Minister will also hold a call-back for media from Chicago (dial-in information below).
Pipe Fitters' Training Center Tour
Pipe Fitters' Training Center10850 West 187th StreetMokena, ILDate and Time:March 5, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. (CST)Note: A mandatory safety briefing will take place prior to the tour. Closed-toe shoes are required, and no skirts or shorts are permitted. Personalprotection equipment such as hard hats and safety goggles will be providedon site.Media should proceed to the main entrance upon arrival.
Remarks hosted by Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Location:The Chicago Club81 East Van Buren StreetChicago, ILDate and Time:March 5, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. (CST)Media should proceed to the registration desk outside the Burnham Room.Media conference callDate and Time:March 5, 2013 at 1:50 p.m. (CST)Dial-in information:613-960-7526 / 1-877-413-4814Passcode: 3649605
Office of Canada's Minister of
Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa