WHITEHORSE, YUKON--(Marketwired - June 7, 2016) - Media are invited to attend a news conference following the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers' annual meeting held this week in Dawson City, Yukon.

Yukon's Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Scott Kent and forest ministers from other Canadian jurisdictions will be available to answer questions.

The Canadian Council of Forest Ministers provides leadership on national and international issues and sets direction for the stewardship and sustainable management of Canada's forests.

When: Thursday, June 9
11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport, main floor
75 Barkley Grow Crescent
Whitehorse, Yukon

Contact Information:

Government of Yukon
Dan Macdonald
Cabinet Communications
867-393-6470
dan.macdonald@gov.yk.ca

Government of Yukon
Jesse Devost
Communications, Energy, Mines and Resources
867-667-5307
jesse.devost@gov.yk.ca