NANAIMO, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 22, 2015) -

This document corrects and replaces the media advisory that was sent today, July 22, at 1 PM EDT.

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, to benefit skills training in the forestry industry.

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. PDT
Location: Building 110 (Heavy Mechanical/Construction)
Vancouver Island University
900 Fifth Street
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9R 5S5

Contact Information:

Media only:
Nicholas Insley
Office of the Minister
Western Economic Diversification
613-220-6208
nicholas.insley@wd-deo.gc.ca

Event logistics only:
Ben Stanford
Regional Communications Manager
Western Economic Diversification Canada
604-666-3395
ben.stanford@wd-deo.gc.ca

Janina Stajic
Manager, Communications and Public Engagement
Vancouver Island University
250-740-6288
janina.stajic@viu.ca