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April 10, 2013

MONTREAL — The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will visit Suncor Energy’s Montreal refinery to highlight how the Harper Government’s plan for Responsible Resource Development is supporting Canadian workers, protecting the environment, and helping to bring Canadian oil to eastern markets. The Minister will witness first-hand the benefits that Canadian energy is providing for jobs and growth in Quebec.

Minister Oliver will deliver brief remarks at the completion of the tour.

All members of the media are invited to tour the refinery with Minister Oliver and attend the Minister's speech following the tour.

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

Visit Location:
Suncor Energy – Montreal refinery
11701 Sherbrooke Street East
Montreal, Quebec

Date and Time:
April 11, 2013 at 8:45 a.m. (EDT)

Note: A mandatory safety briefing will take place prior to the tour. Personal protection equipment such as hard hats and safety goggles will be provided on site.

Media may contact: 

David Provencher
Press Secretary
Office of Canada's Minister of
Natural Resources
613-996-2007

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
Ottawa
613-992-4447