OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 1, 2017) - Members of the media are invited to attend a media availability with the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Clark Somerville; the Vice-President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Sylvie Goneau; and Caryl Green, Mayor of Chelsea. They will provide an update on Government of Canada programs announced in Budget 2016.

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2017
Time: 9:15 a.m.
Location: House of Commons Foyer,
Centre Block
111 Wellington St.,
Ottawa, Ontario

Technical briefing:

Following the press briefing, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities is inviting the media to attend a technical briefing via teleconference.

English

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Toll Free: 1-855-353-9183
Participant Passcode: 84759 #

French

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Toll Free: 1-855-353-9283
Participant Passcode: 36608 #

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Contact Information:

Brook Simpson
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities
613-219-0149
brook.simpson@canada.ca

Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Maurice Gingues
Media Relations Advisor
613-907-6399
mgingues@fcm.ca

Infrastructure Canada
613-960-9251
Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
media@infc.gc.ca