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June 17, 2013

HALIFAX — The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will make an important announcement regarding Canada’s offshore petroleum regime with the Honourable Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia.

A brief media availability will follow the Minister and Premier’s remarks.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
1675 Lower Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Technical Briefing for media

Time: 9:00 a.m. ADT
Second Floor Meeting Room

Call-in number:  1-888-653-2299
Passcode:  8826446

The technical briefing is not for attribution and is for background information only. No cameras or recording devices will be allowed.  Media participating by telephone who wish to receive materials for the background briefing should pre-register with NRCan Media Relations by sending an email to the following address:  All materials and discussion during background briefing is embargoed until 10 a.m. ADT

News Conference

Time: 10:00 a.m. ADT
Small Craft Gallery

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Media may contact: 

Chris McCluskey
Director of Communications
Office of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources


Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada