Media advisory: Minister McKenna to make announcement on the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2019120 Views

June 26, 2019                           Osoyoos, British Columbia                    Parks Canada

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, will join British Columbia’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, George Heyman, Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band, and Chief Ketih Crow, Lower Similkameen Indian Band, to make an announcement on the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen.

The event will be held outside and will be followed by a short hike. Proper clothing attire is advised.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date:                July 2, 2019

Time:               The event starts at 10:15 a.m.

Media to arrive at 9:45 a.m.

Location:         Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre
1000 Rancher Creek Road
Osoyoos, British Columbia

Media are encouraged to register for the event with Media Relations at Parks Canada.

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Contacts

Sabrina Kim
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Minister responsible for Parks Canada
819-743-7138
sabrina.kim2@canada.ca

Media Relations
Parks Canada Agency
855-862-1812
pc.medias-media.pc@canada.ca

Media Relations
B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
250-953-3834

Tara Montgomery
Communications Lead
Okanagan Nation Alliance
250-707-0095 ext. 120
tmontgomery@syilx.org

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