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July 30, 2012

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, will attend the inauguration of the Insect Production and Quarantine Facility at the Great Lakes Forestry Centre in Sault Ste. Marie where he will highlight the centre’s accomplishments. Minister Oliver will be joined by local M.P. Bryan Hayes, and M.P.P. David Orazietti, who is representing the Honourable Michael Gravelle, Ontario’s Minister of Natural Resources.

Later in the day, Minister Oliver will also visit the Tenaris Algoma Tubes facility.
A brief media availability and photo opportunity will follow each event.

Insect Production and Quarantine Facility Ceremony
Great Lakes Forestry Centre
Natural Resources Canada
1219 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Date: July 31, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT

Tenaris Tour*
Location: 547 Wallace Terrace
Glass Administration Building
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Date: July 31, 2012
Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT

*Flat, closed-toe shoes and a long-sleeved shirt must be worn for the Tenaris tour. Media must allow enough time to register at both facilities upon arrival.

Media may contact: 

Carly Wolff Press Secretary Natural Resources Canada Ressources naturelles Canada Ottawa 613-996-2007 Media Relations Natural Resources Canada Ottawa 613-992-4447 Maya Gorham Office of the Minister Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Toronto 416-314-2198 Media Desk Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources Toronto 416-314-2106