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December 4, 2013

VANCOUVER — The Special Federal Representative for West Coast Energy Infrastructure, Douglas Eyford, will release his final report on enhancing engagement of Aboriginal groups in resource development and environmental protection. Mr. Eyford was appointed by the Government of Canada in March 2013 to identify opportunities for Aboriginal communities to actively participate in developing Canada’s energy resources and protecting our environment.


Pan Pacific Hotel
Oceanview Suite 3 and 4
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia

Thursday, December 5, 2013


8:00am PST: Report will be made available to media under embargo. Embargoed report will be available on-site, and by email, by contacting

9:00am PST: Embargo lifts. Mr. Eyford will deliver a brief statement and respond to questions from the media.

9:40am PST (or 10 minutes after Mr. Eyford’s availability concludes): Minister Oliver will deliver a brief statement and respond to questions from the media.

Only accredited media will be admitted.

There is a call-in option for media who cannot attend on-site. Media on the line will be able to listen to the availability in its entirety:

Participant dial-in: 613-960-7526 / 877-413-4814

Participant pass code: 5361168

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Natural Resources

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