Minister Garneau to visit Whitehorse, Yukon

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario — The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will visit Whitehorse, Yukon on February 11 and 12, 2019. During his visit, the Minister will make an important announcement, meet with transportation stakeholders and partners, deliver a speech at the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference 2019 Welcome Luncheon and deliver welcoming remarks at the Arctic Indigenous Investment Forum Opening.

Minister Garneau will be available for photo opportunities and to answer questions from the media at some of the following locations:

February 11, 2019

Time:
2:15 p.m., Local Time

Information:
Tour of the Air North aviation facility – Closed to media

February 12, 2019

Time:
9:30 a.m., Local Time

Information:
Announcement – Open to media

Location:
Yukon College
“The Pit,” Ayamdigut Campus     
500 College Drive
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 5K4


Time:
10:00 a.m., Local Time

Information: 
Tour of Yukon College – Closed to media


Time:
11:00 a.m., Local Time

Information:
Meeting with Sandy Silver, Premier of Yukon and Richard Mostyn, Minister of Highways and Public Works, Government of Yukon – Closed to media


Time:
11:30 a.m., Local Time

Information:
Speech at the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference 2019 Welcome Luncheon – Open to media

Location:
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
Multipurpose Room
1171 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 2C6


Time:
1:00 p.m., Local Time

Information:
Welcome remarks at the Arctic Indigenous Investment Forum Opening – Open to media

Location:
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
Longhouse
1171 Front Street
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 2C6


Time:
2:00 p.m. Local Time

Information:
Meeting with Dan Curtis, Mayor of the City of Whitehorse – Closed to media


Time:
3:00 p.m. Local Time

Information:
Roundtable meeting with northern air operators – Closed to media

Contacts

Delphine Denis
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
613-991-0700
Delphine.Denis@tc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa
613-993-0055
media@tc.gc.ca


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