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REMINDER/Media Advisory: Harper Government to Make Announcement Related to Forestry Innovation

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/14 -- The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, will make an announcement related to federal support for transformation, innovation and helping diversify markets in the forest sector.

Minister Rickford will be joined by Rodger Hutchinson, Vice-President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations at West Fraser; Pierre Lapointe, President and CEO of FPInnovations; and David Lindsay, President of the Forest Products Association of Canada.

A brief media availability and photo opportunity will take place following the announcement.


Location:         The Westin Calgary
                  Eau Claire Room
                  320 4th Avenue S.W.
                  Calgary, Alberta T2P 2S6

Date and Time:    June 26, 2014, 11:45 a.m. MDT

Follow us on Twitter: @NRCan (http://twitter.com/nrcan)

Contacts:
Media may contact:
Alexandra Lemieux
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister
Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
613-996-2007

Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa
613-992-4447

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