Minister Anand to tour Heddle Shipyards’ Port Weller facility

Media advisory

Friday, July 16, 2021

The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, will visit Heddle Shipyards’ Port Weller ship repair/construction facility, joined by Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, Chris Bittle and Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Vance Badawey.

The outside portions of the tour will be open to media. The tour will be followed by a media availability. Photo opportunities will include the Minister’s tours of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Radisson and of the Theodore Tugboat, followed by brief remarks.

Date: Monday, July 19, 2021
Time: 11:30 am (ET)
Location: 340 Lakeshore Road, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, L2M 0A2 (Gate off Lakeshore Road)

Notes for media:

  • Members of the media are asked to contact Public Services and Procurement Canada’s Media Relations ( to register in advance.
  • Heddle Shipyards will provide hard hats, but please note media must arrive with their own boots. Masks will be provided.
  • Media must fill out this COVID screening questionnaire in advance of their arrival.


Cecely Roy
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Anita Anand

Media Relations
Public Services and Procurement Canada

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