Government of Canada to make an important announcement about supply chain improvements in New Brunswick

Media advisory

Saint John, New Brunswick – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, the Member of Parliament for Saint John—Rothesay, Mr. Wayne Long, the Minister of Economic Development and Small Business and Minister responsible for Opportunities New Brunswick, the Honourable Arlene Dunn, the Chief Executive Officer of the Saint John Port Authority, Mr. Craig Bell Estabrooks, and the co-Chief Executive Officer of J.D. Irving, Limited, Mr. James D. Irving, will announce new funding for the port of Saint John and for the railway system in New Brunswick.

Minister Alghabra, M.P. Long, Minister Dunn, Mr. Bell Estabrooks, and Mr. Irving, will 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, in-person attendance will be monitored. Wearing a face covering and physical distancing are highly recommended.

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

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. AST

111 Water Street
Saint John, New Brunswick
E2L 0B1

Note: Event will take place at the Marco Polo Cruise terminal. Parking is available onsite.


Laurel Lennox
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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