Minister McKenna holds meetings to discuss the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan – Similkameen Area

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2018187 Views

From: Parks Canada

August 17, 2018 Penticton, British Columbia Parks Canada

Media representatives are advised that the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Catherine McKenna, is visiting the South Okanagan area to discuss the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan – Similkameen area.

Minister McKenna will be meeting with stakeholders with an interest in the national park reserve as well as Chiefs of the local First Nations who are partners in the proposed national park reserve.

Protecting Canada’s iconic natural and cultural landscapes ensures this important heritage can be shared with Canadians and visitors from around the world for generations to come.

A media availability will follow Minister McKenna’s meeting with stakeholders.

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

The details are as follows:

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018

Time: Media availability at 3:45 p.m. (PDT).

Media to arrive by 3:30 p.m. (PDT)

Location: Nk’mip Desert & Heritage Centre,
1000 Rancher Creek Rd,
Osoyoos, British Columbia

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Contacts

Information and RSVP:

Caroline Thériault
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change
819-938-3813
caroline.theriault2@canada.ca

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