FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012
Liberal MP consults Prince George and Terrace on business and environment issues
VANCOUVER – Joyce Murray, MP for Vancouver Quadra and Liberal Critic for Small Business and Tourism, will visit Prince George and Terrace to consult with local business, tourism, and government leaders on current issues in Northern BC. She will also tour the University of Northern BC and North Western Community College.
Ms. Murray welcomes the chance to hear firsthand the impact of the federal government’s recent budget in the region, and the role of federal policies and programs in the healthy growth of small business and tourism sectors, regional economic diversification, skills training, and environmental protection.
TUESDAY MAY 22, 2012
Event: MP Joyce Murray to meet with Mayor Shari Green and Prince George City Councillors
Time: 10:00 – 10:30. Media availability to immediately follow.
5th floor – City Hall
1100 Patricia Boulevard
Prince George, BC V2L 3V9
Event: MP Murray hosted by Councillor Garth Frizell on “Hangouts on Air”
Time: 11:00 – 12:00 PM. Media Availability to immediately follow.
2 Rivers Business Centre
1272 3rd Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3E7
Event: Visit to UNBC Bio Energy Plant and Medical School
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM. Media availability to immediately follow.
University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way
Prince George, BC V2N 4Z9
Event: Meeting with Prince George Chamber of Commerce
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM. Media Availability to immediately follow.
Prince George Chamber of Commerce
890 Vancouver Street
Prince George, BC V2L 2P5
Event: Meeting with Jim Martin (CAO) and Art Kaehn (Chair) of the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George
Time: 3:30 – 4:30
Regional District of Fraser – Fort George
3rd Floor 155 George Street
Prince George, BC V2L 1J6
WEDNESDAY MAY 23, 2012
Event: Meeting with Alex Petrialla, CEO of Kitimat-Terrace Industrial Development Society
Time: 10:30 AM – 12 PM. Media Availability immediately to follow.
Northwest Regional Airport Terrace-Kitimat
Event: Public meeting on proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline and other local issues
Time: 12:30 – 2 PM. Open to the media.
Best Western Plus Terrace Inn
4553 Greig Avenue,
Terrace, BC V8G 1M7
Event: Meeting and tour with North West Community College President, Dr. Denise Henning
Time: 3:30-4:30. Media availability to immediately follow.
North West Community College
5331 McConnell Ave.
Terrace, BC V8G 4X2
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
Office of Joyce Murray