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Media Advisory: Minister Rickford Co-hosts Annual Meetings with Provincial and Territorial Energy and Mining Counterparts

2014 Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference: "Our Resources, New Frontiers"

SUDBURY, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/26/14 -- The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, is co-chairing the annual Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference (EMMC) from August 24 to 26. This conference brings together federal, provincial and territorial ministers to discuss cooperation and opportunities related to energy and mines.

This year's EMMC is also co-chaired by Ontario's Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines, and Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy.

Attending media are required to register and provide accreditation at the following address:


College Boreal
21, Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury
2nd floor

Media opportunities are outlined below.


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Date and Time    Room                    Call-In
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August 26, 2014  College Boreal          Closing media availability with
12:15 p.m. EDT   Lasalle Blvd, Greater   Minister Rickford as well as
                 Sudbury Room 2022 -     Ministers Gravelle and Chiarelli.
                 Floor 2                 Media are invited to attend in
                                         person or participate via
                                         conference call:
                                         Call-in number: 613-960-7526 / 877-
                                         413-4814
                                         Call-in pass code: 8981478

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