Minister Hutchings to visit Kings County on October 10, 2023

Media advisory

Kings County, Nova Scotia · October 6, 2023 · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

As part of her visit to Kings County, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister responsible for ACOA, will meet with local leaders and stakeholders and make an announcement about a federal investment that will drive economic momentum in the Annapolis Valley. Minister Hutchings will be joined by Kody Blois, Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants.

October 10

11:15 a.m. (ADT)

Minister Hutchings will participate in a site tour of the Sustainable Blue facilities in Centre Burlington.

Note: Closed to media.

12:00 p.m. (ADT)

Minister Hutchings will have lunch with local clean technology companies to discuss the circular economy.

Note: Closed to media.

1:45 p.m. (ADT)

Minister Hutchings will meet with Chief Sidney Peters at the Glooscap First Nation Office. 

Note: Closed to media.

3:30 p.m. (ADT)

Minister Hutchings will make an announcement regarding Agri-food companies in the Annapolis Valley at the Scotian Gold Pack House and Office, 2900 Lovett Rd., Coldbrook, NS.

Note: Open to media.

4:45 p.m. (ADT)

Minister Hutchings will participate in a roundtable discussion with local economic development groups.

Closed to media.

Members of the media are asked to contact ACOA Media Relations at to confirm their attendance and obtain the information to participate via Zoom, if attending remotely.


Kevin Lemkay
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Rural Economic Development and of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Anya Melzer
Acting Director of Communications
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

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