Minister McKenna visits Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine to promote nature conservation as an important heritage for future generations

Media advisory

Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec – July 30, 2018 –The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, will visit Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on July 30, to promote nature conservation as an important heritage for future generations.

Event: Meeting with the City of Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine

Minister McKenna will meet the director general of the city of Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Serge Rochon, to discuss nature conservation. There will be a media availability and photo opportunity following the meeting.

Time: 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (ADT)
City Hall, Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine
460 Chemin Principal
Cap-aux-Meules, Quebec

Event: Conservation and Nature Site Visits with ENGOs

During her visits, Minister McKenna will be joined by ENGOs Attention FragÎles, Comité ZIP, and the Société de conservation des Îles-de-la-Madeleine, along with the Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Diane Lebouthillier, and the mayor of Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Jonathan Lapierre. Media are invited to join the visits.

Time: 3:15 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. (ADT)
Parc des Sillons
1223 Route 199
Havre-aux-Maisons, Quebec

Time: 3:55 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ADT)
Centre de gestion des matières résiduelles
1300 Route 199
Havre-aux-Maisons, Quebec

Time: 4:40 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. (ADT)
La Cormorandière
De la Cormorandière Road
Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Media representatives who wish to attend any of the above events must register by email with Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Media Relations. More details on the events will follow upon registration.

Please note that media should arrive 10 minutes prior to each event.


Caroline Thériault
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change

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

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