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Media Advisory: Minister Rickford to Announce New First Nations Engagement Initiatives

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/14 -- The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, joined by Garry Reece, Chief of Lax Kw'alaams First Nation and Ryan Leighton, from the Metlakatla First Nation, will announce our government's latest measures to enhance engagement with First Nations in the development of energy infrastructure.

A brief question and answer period with media will follow Minister Rickford's announcement. A dial-in number is available for off-site media to listen to the Minister's remarks.

Minister Rickford will also hold a separate call-back opportunity with off-site media at 2:00 p.m. PDT.


Date and time: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
               1:00 p.m. PDT

Location:      Prince Rupert Port Authority - Port Interpretive Centre
               200-215 Cowbay Road
               Prince Rupert, British Columbia

Dial-in #: 1- 877-413-4814
Passcode: 6861425

MEDIA CALL-BACK


Date and time: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
               2:00 p.m. PDT

Dial-in #: 1- 877-413-4814
Passcode: 3454535

Follow us on Twitter: @NRCan (http://twitter.com/nrcan)

Contacts:
Media may contact:
Alexandra Lemieux, Press Secretary
Office of Canada's Minister of
Natural Resources and Minister for
the Federal Economic Development
Initiative for Northern Ontario, 613-996-2007

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
613-992-4447

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