Media Advisory Article from  Transport Canada

Minister Garneau to highlight new tool for first responders in flammable liquid emergencies

GATINEAU, Quebec — March 16th, 2016

Media is invited to attend a press conference featuring the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and stakeholders from the Emergency Response Task Force. Minister Garneau will take questions from the media at the event.

Minister Garneau will be accompanied by Brad Herald, Vice President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, and Paul Boissonneault, President of the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs.


March 17th, 2016


11:30 am – 12:05 pm, Eastern Time


Crowne Plaza Hotel
Salon des Nations, Room C
2 Montcalm Street
Gatineau, QC  J8X 4B4

Notes for media:

Minister Garneau and select stakeholders will speak at 11:45 am. Setup time will be provided from 11:30 am to 11:45 am.

Please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16th, 2016, to  

You will be required to show media credentials to access the room.

Please note that parking is located underground at the hotel.

For Information (media only):

Delphine Denis
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Marc Garneau
Minister of Transport, Ottawa

Media Relations
Transport Canada, Ottawa

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