OTTAWA — The Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, along with the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will provide an update on the Government of Canada’s commitment to plant two billion trees to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Representatives from ALUS and Tree Canada will also be present.

A media availability will follow the event.

Date:                 June 4, 2021

Time:                1 p.m. EDT

Location:         This virtual event will be held using the Zoom platform. Accredited media are asked to pre-register to participate.

Members of the public can watch the announcement live on Natural Resources Canada’s YouTube.

Note: To help ensure optimal simultaneous interpretation sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode if queuing up for questions.

If phoning in, please confirm your phone number, name and outlet with Media Relations so we can unmute your line during the question and answer period.

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