Minister McKenna to meet with US counterparts to strengthen collaboration on environmental protection and climate change

Media Advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – March 14, 2017 Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will participate in important bi-lateral meetings with her United States counterparts to strengthen Canada-US collaboration on clean air and clean water, protection of the Great Lakes and climate change.

The following two events are open to media:

Minister McKenna will speak about Canada’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions with Sarah Ladislaw, Director and Senior Fellow of the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). This inaugural session is the first in a CSIS series designed to highlight government and industry efforts to reduce dependence on carbon.

Event: CSIS Speaker Series

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time: 2:30 p.m. (EST)

Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC

To view the live broadcast of this event, please visit the Centre for Strategic and International Studies website. To attend this event, please contact aschwartz@csis.org by 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Minister McKenna will deliver the keynote remarks at the Embassy of Canada Great Lakes Reception, speaking on the importance of ongoing Canada-US collaboration to restore and protect the Great Lakes.

Event: Great Lakes Reception

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m., Remarks at 6:30 p.m. (EST)

Location: Embassy of Canada
501 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC

To attend this event, please contact Michelle.Mahoney@international.gc.ca by 12:00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

Contacts

Caitlin Workman
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
819-938-9436

Media Relations
Environment and Climate Change Canada
819-938-3338 or 1-844-836-7799 (toll free)

Michelle Mahoney
Media Relations
Embassy of Canada
202-448-6391


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