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CANCELLED - Media advisory - Minister McKenna to announce support for climate action in British Columbia: Itinerary for February 12, 2019


Please note that the following event has been cancelled

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will travel to British Columbia from February 11 to 13 to advance and announce support for climate action in British Columbia.

On February 12, Minister McKenna will meet with mechanical engineering students from the University of Victoria to discuss clean energy and technology and the transition to a low-carbon, clean-growth economy.

 

Event:

Speech and Q & A with Students

Date:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time:

9:30 a.m. (PST)

Location:

University of Victoria
Engineering/Computer Science building
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, British Columbia

 

The event will be live-streamed on the Environment and Climate Change Canada Facebook page.

Following her discussion with students, Minister McKenna will meet with Environment and Climate Change Canada's scientists to profile their work on climate change and participate in a tour of the University's District Energy Plant. Media are welcome to join the tour.

The Minister will also meet with a representative from the Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium, which is collaborating with the Canadian Centre for Climate Services to deliver climate expertise to Canadians. Media are invited for a photo opportunity.

Later, Minister McKenna will join the Mayor of Nanaimo, Leonard Krog, for a tour of the city's climate action initiatives. There will be a media availability following the tour.

 

Event:

Tour of Nanaimo Climate Action Initiatives

Date:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time:

1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. (PST)

Location:

Service and Resource Centre
411 Dunsmuir Street
Nanaimo, British Columbia

 

Event:

Media Availability with Mayor Krog

Date:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time:

2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (PST)

Location:

Service and Resource Centre (subject to change)
411 Dunsmuir Street          
Nanaimo, British Columbia

 

The media availability will be live-streamed on the Environment and Climate Change Canada Facebook page.

Media are encouraged to register for the events with Media Relations at Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Environment and Climate Change Canada's Twitter page

Environment and Climate Change Canada's Facebook page

 

SOURCE Environment and Climate Change Canada


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