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From: Public Safety Canada
Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing for attribution to provide an update on the seasonal outlook for wildfires. Journalists will have the opportunity to ask questions.
All information and materials related to this briefing will be under embargo until the press conference begins at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
Following the technical briefing, members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and Minister responsible for the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, for a press conference.
Following the announcement, Ministers Sajjan, Wilkinson, Hajdu, Boissonnault, Vandal and MP McLeod, will take questions from the media.
1. Media Technical Briefing (Teleconference only)
Thursday, September 7, 2023
11:45 a.m. EDT
Accredited media wishing to participate are asked to pre-register at email@example.com. The briefing will be for attribution, and materials will be provided to registered media in advance. Media are encouraged to dial-in 15 minutes before the start of the technical briefing.
2. Press Conference (In person event and teleconference)
Thursday, September 7, 2023
1:00 p.m. EDT
Room 200, Sir John A. Macdonald Building, 144 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario
(simultaneous translation audio feed will be available)
Media who wish to listen-in by phone can dial-in by using the numbers below. Media are encouraged to dial-in 15 minutes before the start of the press conference.
Participant dial-in numbers: 613-960-7518 / 1-866-805-7923
Access Code: 1049403#
Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is for accredited members of the Press Gallery, attending in person only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request temporary access.
Office of the President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness
Public Safety Canada
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Natural Resources Canada
Minister of Indigenous Services
Indigenous Services Canada
Office of the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages
Media Relations Office
Employment and Social Development Canada
Press Secretary and Communications Advisor
Office of the Honourable Dan Vandal
Minister of Northern Affairs and Minister responsible for PrairiesCan and CanNor
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)