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December 10, 2012

SAINT JOHN — The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will tour the Irving Oil Refinery. Brief remarks and a photo opportunity will follow. Media must register in advance, as transportation will be provided.

The Minister will then deliver a luncheon address hosted by the Saint John Board of Trade where he will discuss Atlantic Canada’s natural resource potential and highlight the Government’s commitment to jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for all Canadians. A brief media availability will follow the Minister’s remarks.

Media are also invited to accompany the Minister to the Irving Paper Limited for a tour and photo opportunity. (Transportation to the facility will not be provided.)


REFINERY PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Location:
Transportation to the Irving Refinery will arrive at the following address:
Golden Ball Building
10 Sydney Street
Saint John, New Brunswick


Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time: 10:30 a.m. AST

Media should pre-register at 613-992-4447.

SPEECH to the BOARD OF TRADE

Location:
Delta Brunswick Hotel
Delta Ballroom
39 King Street
Saint John, New Brunswick


Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time: 12:00 p.m. AST

Minister Oliver’s remarks are expected to begin at 12:40 p.m.
Please arrive early.

PAPER MILL TOUR

Location:
Irving Paper Limited
435 Bayside Dr. (East)
Saint John, New Brunswick

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Time: 2:45 p.m. AST

Media should pre-register at 613-992-4447.

Closed-toe shoes are required. Pants are recommended. Personal protection equipment such as hard hats and safety goggles will be provided on site.

Media may contact: 

Carly Wolff
Press Secretary
Office of Canada's Minister of
Natural Resources
613-996-2007

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
Ottawa
613-992-4447