ARCHIVED - Minister Oliver to Pay Tribute to the Significance of Canada’s Manufacturing and Mining History

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May 13, 2013

HAMILTON, ONTARIO — The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will unveil a monument honouring Canada’s manufacturing and mining history as part of National Mining Week. Minister Oliver will be joined by Bob Bratina, Mayor of the City of Hamilton; Zach Douglas, President and CEO of the McMaster Innovation Park; and Nick Markettos, Assistant Vice-President of Research Partnerships at McMaster University. A media availability and photo opportunity will follow the unveiling.

Media are invited to join Minister Oliver as he tours Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetMATERIALS facility prior to the unveiling.  The tour will include a photo opportunity with Minister Oliver.

Note: Media must pre-register by contacting Jennifer Bondy at 905-645-0702 or

CanmetMATERIALS Facility
183 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, Ontario

Date and  Time:
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
9:00 a.m. EDT

Media may contact: 

David Provencher
Press Secretary
Office of Canada's Minister of
Natural Resources


Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada