Media Advisory – Indigenous Infrastructure Investment Announcement

Disponible en français TORONTO, July 7, 2021 /CNW/ – Members of the media are invited to join a virtual event…

Disponible en français

TORONTO, July 7, 2021 /CNW/ – Members of the media are invited to join a virtual event with representatives from the Government of Canada, Government of Quebec, Canada Infrastructure Bank, Tshiuetin Rail Transportation, and the Innu Nation of Matimekush-Lac John, the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach and the Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam communities regarding a new Indigenous infrastructure investment.

When: July 8, 2021

11:30 a.m. ET

Speakers:

  • The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, Government of Canada
  • Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord Region and the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine Region, Government of Quebec
  • Ian Lafrenière, Minister responsible for Indigenous Affairs, Government of Quebec
  • Ehren Cory, CEO, Canada Infrastructure Bank
  • Chief Réal McKenzie, Innu Nation of Matimekush-Lac John
  • Chief Noah Swappie, Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach
  • Chief Mike McKenzie, Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam
  • Tanis Peterson, Director General and Chief Operating Officer, Tshiuetin Rail Transportation

Location: online, via webcast

Simultaneous translation to French and English will be offered.

RSVP: Media wishing to attend the event should register at jdesjardins@cib-bic.ca by July 8, 2021, at 11 a.m.

SOURCE Canada Infrastructure Bank