Federal and provincial ministers to meet on wildfire response

Media Advisory

September 5, 2017

Federal and British Columbia ministers will meet at the Office of the Premier of British Columbia to discuss joint efforts to respond, recover and rebuild from the devastating wildfires still affecting the province. Federal and provincial Ministers will be joined by First Nations and Canadian Red Cross representatives.

There will be a photo opportunity before the meeting, and a media availability will follow.

When

Tuesday, September 5

12:55 p.m.                   Photo op (meeting room)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Private Ministers meeting
3:15 p.m.                     Media availability

Location

Vancouver Convention Centre West Building,
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
Second Floor, Room 220

Media availability participants

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Chair of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee on Federal Recovery Efforts for 2017 BC Wildfires

The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

British Columbia Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth

British Columbia Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development Doug Donaldson

British Columbia Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham

Media inquiries

Mary-Rose Brown
Office of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough
819-997-5421

Stephanie Sherlock
Director, Media Relations
Government Communications & Public Engagement
Government of British Columbia
778-584-1254


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