Minister Alghabra, Minister Fortier, Member of Parliament McGuinty and Mayor Watson to make an announcement on High Frequency Rail in Ottawa

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity, Associate Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Ottawa—Vanier, the Honourable Mona Fortier, the Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, the Honourable David J. McGuinty, and His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa will make an announcement on High Frequency Rail in Ontario.

They will all be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

For media participation on-site:

In line with the Public Health Agency of Canada and Ontario Public Health’s recommendations, in-person attendance will be controlled by Transport Canada. Official photo identification must be presented at registration.Wearing a face cover is mandatory.

We ask for people who have recently received a positive diagnosis for COVID-19, or are awaiting test results, or who have been exposed to COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms as described on Health Canada's website, to not to attend in person.

Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Time: 3 p.m. EDT

Ottawa Train Station
200 Tremblay Road
Ottawa, ON

Live stream: Transport Canada Facebook page


Allison St-Jean
Senior Communications Advisor & Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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