Media Advisory: Minister Fortier To Make An Energy Announcement

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OTTAWA, August 6, 2021 – The Honourable Mona Fortier, Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, alongside the Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) Corporation, will make an announcement to support energy efficiency for affordable housing.

Minister Fortier will be joined by Mathieu Fleury, Councillor for Rideau–Vanier and Chair of the OCH Board of Directors, and Stéphane Giguère, CEO of the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation.

A media availability will follow.


August 9, 2021


11 a.m. EDT


 203 Presland Road

Corner of Presland Road and Whitton Crescent

Ottawa, Ontario K1K 2B9

Notes: Flat, closed-toe shoes are recommended.

Those who wish to attend must respect the social distancing practices outlined by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Keeping two metres apart from others and wearing a face mask are highly recommended. Media are asked to pre-register by sending an email to

As per current public health guidance, please do not attend the event if you are feeling unwell or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. Perform a self-assessment prior to attending the event.

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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada

For further information: Media may contact: Media Relations, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, 343-292-6100,; Ian Cameron, Acting Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Natural Resources, 613-447-3488,; Ottawa Community Housing Corporation, Media Inquiries, 343-997-5000,


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