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Media advisory: Minister Sohi to Visit Northern Ontario

Press Release

OTTAWA — The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, will visit northern Ontario on October 29–30, 2018, to meet with mining industry stakeholders and Indigenous leaders.

On October 29, Minister Sohi will make a forestry announcement in Chapleau and a Clean Growth Program announcement, followed by a tour of Goldcorp’s Borden Gold Mine. A media availability will follow each event.

Note: Steel toe boots are required for the mine tour. Hard hats will be provided on site.

Forestry announcement

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Time: 9:45 a.m. EDT
Chapleau Cree First Nation
Fox Lake Reserve
800 Fox Lake Road, Conference Hall
Chapleau, Ontario P0M 1M0

Clean Growth Program announcement and tour of Borden Gold Mine

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018
Time: 11:15 a.m. EDT
Borden Gold Mine
Highway 101
Chapleau, Ontario P0N 1H0

On October 30, Minister Sohi will conclude his visit to Northern Ontario with a major mining announcement and will deliver remarks on the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA). A media availability will follow each event.

Mining announcement

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 10:15 a.m. EDT
Science North
100 Ramsey Lake Road, Vale Cavern
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9

Remarks on the USMCA

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Time: 1 p.m. EDT
Science North
100 Ramsey Lake Road, Ramsey Room
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5S9

Media may contact:

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
[email protected]

Vanessa Adams
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Natural Resources
[email protected]


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