Ontario to support First Nations and Metis green energy opportunities

Sep 3rd, 2009 4:29 PM

ONTARIO TO SUPPORT FIRST NATIONS AND MÉTIS GREEN ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES

The Honourable George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure will make an announcement about initiatives to assist First Nations and Métis communities interested in renewable energy projects.  

The initiatives help address key objectives of the Green Energy Act, including developing renewable energy, providing opportunities for First Nations and Métis, and encouraging economic development, including opportunities in northern Ontario.


Date:
          
Thursday, September 3, 2009

Time:
          
6:20 p.m.

Location:
    
Scandia Room, Valhalla Inn, 1 Valhalla Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario


The Minister will also be on-site and available to the media at 5pm.    
        

Amy Tang
, Minister's Office, 416-327-6747
Eric Pelletier, Communications Branch, 416-325-1810     ontario.ca/energy-news

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