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Media Advisory

Governments of Canada and Alberta to Make an Important Announcement

EDMONTON, Alta -- February 2, 2012 -- Media representatives are advised that Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent and Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Water, the Honourable Diana McQueen, will make an important announcement.

Event: Technical briefing for media only

Please note, this is for background only, no attribution, and no cameras are allowed. Cameras may arrive at 12:30 p.m. to set up.

Date: Friday, February 3, 2012
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (MST)
Location:
University of Alberta,
Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NREF)
Room 3-100
116 street and 91 Ave
Edmonton
Park at the Windsor lot (to the north) or the Stadium car park (to the south).

Event: Press conference and media tour

Date: Friday, February 3, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. (MST)
Location:
University of Alberta,
Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NREF)
Room 3-100
116 street and 91 Ave
Edmonton
Park at the Windsor lot (to the north) or the Stadium car park (to the south).

Please contact 780-427-6267 to receive the media toll-free dial-in and conference ID numbers. Reporters who dial in will be greeted by a conference operator asking for their name, affiliation, and telephone number.

To ask a question: Press *1.
To exit question queue: Press #
All questions and responses will be heard by all participants. Reporters are encouraged to dial in 15 minutes early to ensure participation.

For more information, please contact:

Adam Sweet
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of the Environment
819-997-1441

Media Relations
Environment Canada
819-934-8008