Mining and energy ministers to meet

September 19, 2005

ST. ANDREWS -- On September 19 and 20, 2005, federal, provincial and territorial ministers will gather for the 2005 Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference. The conference, which is the 62nd annual meeting of its kind, will be co-chaired by New Brunswick Ministers Keith Ashfield, Minister of Natural Resources, and R. Bruce Fitch, Minister of Energy, and Deputy Minister Richard Fadden, on behalf of the Minister of Natural Resources Canada.

The theme for this year's mines meeting is "The Viability of Mining Communities." The energy meeting will focus on energy awareness and energy efficiency.

Location: The Fairmont Algonquin
184 Adolphus Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick

Date and Time: Ministerial Co-chairs and senior federal officials will be available to the media at the following times:

Mines Meeting (September 19, 2005)
4:30 p.m. (ADT)
Energy Meeting (September 20, 2005)
5:00 p.m. (ADT)
Media can register to participate in the teleconference by calling NRCan Media Relations at (613) 992-4447.

For more information:

(Mines Meeting)
Brent Roy
Natural Resources
New Brunswick
(506) 453-2614

(Energy Meeting)
Marc Belliveau
Director of Communications
Department of Energy
New Brunswick
(506) 444-5912

Ghyslain Charron
Media Relations
Natural Resources Canada
(613) 992-4447

Tom Ormsby
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister
Natural Resources Canada
(613) 996-2007

Natural Resources Canada

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