Minister Hajdu to hold a media availability following introduction of the First Nations Clean Water Act

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, will address the media following the introduction of the proposed First Nations Clean Water Act.

She will be joined by AFN Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare, Erica Beaudin Cowessess First Nation Chief, Indigenous partners, along with the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Jenica Atwin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, Jaime Battiste, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and Special Advisor for Water.

Technical briefing

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023
Time: 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. (ET)
Where: Teleconference

Senior officials from Indigenous Services Canada will hold a bilingual technical briefing. This technical briefing will be for background information only and not for attribution.

NOTE: To join the technical briefing teleconference, media representatives are asked to register by contacting Indigenous Services Canada Media Relations at

Media availability

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023
Time: 4:15 – 4:45 p.m. (ET)
House of Commons Foyer (West Block)
111 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

NOTE: Reporters can ask questions on site (there will be no virtual participation).


For more information (media only):

Simon Ross
Director of Communications and Issues Management
Office of the Honourable Patty Hajdu
Minister of Indigenous Services

Matthieu Perrotin
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Gary Anandasangaree
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations

Carson Debert
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Dan Vandal
Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

ISC Media Relations

CIRNAC Media Relations

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