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VANCOUVER — On Wednesday, March 21, the Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources, will address the Vancouver Board of Trade to discuss jobs, growth and prosperity through responsible resource development. A media availability will follow the event.
Two photo opportunities with Minister Oliver will also take place. The first will be at Neptune Terminals, which handles potash, steelmaking coal, bulk vegetable oils, fertilizers and agricultural products from Western Canada destined for markets around the world.
The second will be at Westport Innovations, which is a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions technologies that allow engines to operate on clean-burning fuels such as compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, hydrogen and biofuels such as landfill gas.
Date: March 21, 2012
Vancouver Board of Trade Speech – where the Minister will address the need for responsible resource development
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Time: 8:00 a.m. PDT
Photo Opportunity – Neptune Terminals
Location: Neptune Administrative Offices
Suite 100-340 Brooksbank Avenue*
North Vancouver, British Columbia
*Building entrance on East 4th Street
Time: 9:30 a.m. PDT
Please note: Flat, closed-toe shoes must be worn to access Neptune Terminals.
Photo Opportunity – Tour of Westport Innovations Inc.
Location: 1750 West 75th Ave., Unit 101
Time: 2:00 p.m. PDT
Please note: Media should arrive at 1:50 p.m. to sign in for the tour.
Patricia Best Director of Communications Office of the Minister Natural Resources Canada Ottawa 613-996-2007 or Media Relations Natural Resources Canada Ottawa 613-992-4447
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