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Second Phase of Oil Sands Consultations Scheduled for Eight Communities

Government of Alberta Information Bulletin

March 22, 2007

Edmonton... A Multistakeholder Committee is moving ahead with the second phase of consultations to hear from Albertans on oil sands development. Slated to begin March 28, the Oil Sands Multistakeholder Committee (MSC) will again travel throughout the province to share the findings gathered in the Phase I Interim Report and garner additional feedback from Albertans. The findings from the first and second phases will be then be validated with First Nations and M├ętis.

Locations, Dates & Times of the Oil Sands Consultations (Phase II)

CITY

PLACE

DATE

Fort McMurray

Merit Hotel
8200 Franklin Ave

March 28, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

Edmonton

Holiday Inn Express (Penthouse)
10010-104 Street

April 3-4, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

Bonnyville

Bonnyville Agriplex
50 Ave and Highway 28

April 10, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

Wabasca

Wabasca Community Hall

April 11, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

Fort Chipewyan

Mamawi Community Hall

April 12, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

Peace River

Peace Valley Inns Hotel
9609-101 Street

April 16, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

Calgary

Glen 203-204
120 - 9th Ave SE

April 23-24, 2007
10 am - 9 pm

The final report with recommendations focusing on vision and principles for continued oil sands development in Alberta will then be submitted to the Ministers of Energy, Environment and Sustainable Resource Development in June 2007.

A copy of the Interim Report for Phase I and the Phase II Proposed Options for Strategies and Actions Discussion Paper are available on the consultation website at http://www.oilsandsconsultations.gov.ab.ca.

 

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Media enquiries:
Tim Markle
Public Affairs Officer
Alberta Energy
(780) 427-0479

To call toll-free within Alberta dial 310-0000.

Posted March 26, 2007 by Anonymous

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