Media Advisory: Technical Briefing and Announcement Regarding Budget 2016 Investments in Water/Wastewater and progress on elimination of long-term Drinking Water Advisories

Ottawa – Please be advised that Ministers Bennett and Philpott will announce progress made on eliminating long-term drinking water advisories and improving water/wastewater infrastructure on reserve. The Ministers will then be available to answer questions from the media.

The announcement will be preceded by a Technical Briefing by representatives for the Department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada and Health Canada.

Date:  Thursday, March 9, 2017

Technical Briefing:

Time: 9:45 a.m. (EST)
** Documents to be handed out at 9:30 a.m.
Location: National Press Theater
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

Dial-in information:

Media can participate by phone by dialing :
613-960-7527 / 888-265-0903
Conference ID # : 7086361
Email PAU@aandc-aadnc.gc.ca
to get a copy of the documents

Announcement:

Time: 12:15 p.m. (EST)
Location: House of Commons Foyer
Centre Block
111 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON

For more information:

Sabrina Williams
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett
(613) 697-8316

INAC Media Relations
(819) 953-1160
pau@aandc-aadnc.gc.ca

Andrew MacKendrick
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Jane Philpott
(613) 957-0200

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