Minister Chagger to travel to Niagara region to highlight government investments in nature conservation

Media advisory

Niagara Falls, Ontario, March 15, 2018—The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, will travel to the Niagara region to highlight measures in Budget 2018 that support nature conservation and eco-tourism.

Minister Chagger will begin at Niagara College, where she will participate in a round table with local conservation and tourism stakeholders to discuss issues of importance in the region. The round table will be followed by tour of the college’s facilities.

The Minister will then travel to the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, where she will deliver brief remarks highlighting the government’s investment in protecting Canadian nature, parks and wild spaces, followed by a fireside chat on the importance of natural stewardship for the next generation.

Minister Chagger will be available to speak with media following the fireside chat. A tour of the Conservatory will follow.

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018

Tour of Niagara College’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport

11:00 a.m. Niagara College, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
135 Taylor Road
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Round-table discussion on tourism and conservation

11:30 a.m. Niagara College, Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
135 Taylor Road, Theatre Room
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Budget 2018 announcement

1:30 p.m. Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
2565 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Members of the media must enter the building through the employee entrance.

Fireside chat at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

2:00 p.m. Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
2565 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Tour of Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

2:30 p.m. Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory
2565 Niagara Parkway
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Follow Minister Chagger on social media.
Twitter: @MinofSBT
Instagram: minofsbt

For further information, please contact:

Jonathan Dignan
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Small Business and Tourism
343-291-2700

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca


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