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February 20, 2013

VANCOUVER — The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will deliver remarks at “Fuelling the Future: Global Opportunities for LNG in BC.” The Minister will highlight the opportunities and benefits of responsible resource development for Canadian jobs and long-term prosperity. He will also discuss why Canada is ideally positioned as a partner to fulfil growing global energy needs.

A brief media availability will follow the Minister’s remarks.

Location: Ballroom A
Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date: February 26, 2013
Time: Event begins at 12:30 p.m. PST
Minister Oliver’s speech will begin at approximately 1 p.m. PST
UPDATE: Media availability to follow remarks in Room 104.

Media must be registered with the “Fuelling the Future: Global Opportunities for LNG in B.C.” conference.  A media registration table will be set up outside the conference area on the second floor of the Vancouver Convention Centre. Follow signage toward the conference. Details about the location, including parking, can be found at www.vancouverconventioncentre.com.

To register, please contact:
Sandra Steilo, Media Relations for the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas
phone: 250 952-0617
cell: 250 889-6908
e-mail: Sandra.Steilo@gov.bc.ca

Media may contact: 

David Provencher
Press Secretary
Office of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources
613-996-2007

or

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
Ottawa
613-992-4447