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April 2, 2013

SAINT JOHN — The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, and the Honourable David Alward, Premier of New Brunswick, accompanied by Saint John Member of Parliament Rodney Weston will respond to this morning’s announcement by the TransCanada Corporation (TransCanada) that sufficient market support exists to proceed to a binding open season to transport crude oil from Western Canada to Eastern Canadian markets.

Irving Oil
Golden Ball Building
10 Sydney Street
Saint John, New Brunswick

Date: Tuesday, April 2
Time*: 10:30 a.m. (ADT)

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

*Media will be transported to the Irving Oil Refinery via bus from the Golden Ball Building. Attendees are asked to arrive at the Golden Ball at 10:30 a.m. sharp. Registration and safety orientation will take place enroute to the Refinery.

Media may contact: 
Media Relations Natural Resources Canada 613-992-4447 Barbara Mottram Press Secretary Office of the Honourable Keith Ashfield Regional Minister for New Brunswick, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Minister of the Atlantic Gateway 613-992-3474