April 3, 2017

Canada's Minister of Finance Bill Morneau to Strengthen Canada-U.S. Ties with Visit to Indiana

Canada's Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will travel to the state of Indiana to visit businesses that have a strong presence in both Canada and the United States, and meet with local business and community leaders. The Minister will also hold a bilateral meeting with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.

Media are invited to an early morning tour of Canadian National Railway's (CN Rail) Kirk Yard in Gary, Indiana, CN Rail's largest yard in the United States.

Media are also invited to a tour of Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc. located in Lebanon, Indiana.

Later in the day, Minister Morneau will take part in a roundtable discussion with Indiana business leaders, followed by a bilateral meeting with Governor Holcomb.

The Minister will conclude his day in Indianapolis with a media roundtable. Media interested in participating in the roundtable are asked to RSVP with Daniel Lauzon, Director of Communications to the Minister of Finance.

EVENT DETAILS

Tour and Photo Opportunity of CN Rail Facility

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 4
7:30 a.m. (Local time – Central Daylight Time)

Location

CN Kirk Yard
1 N Buchanan St.
Gary, Indiana

A media availability will follow.

Tour and Photo Opportunity of Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc.

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 4
10:30 a.m. (Local time – Eastern Daylight Time)

Location

401 S Enterprise Blvd
Lebanon, Indiana

A media availability will follow.

Media Roundtable

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 4
4:00 p.m. (Local time – Eastern Daylight Time)

Location

Indianapolis Hilton
120 West Market Street
Indianapolis, Indiana

Call-back for Canadian and International Media

Date and Time

Tuesday, April 4
Approximately 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time)

Teleconference information:

613-954-9003 / or toll-free 1-866-206-0153 in North America
Access code: 3807813#

Note: Journalists should dial in 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

Media may contact:

Daniel Lauzon
Director of Communications
Office of Canada's Minister of Finance
Daniel.lauzon3@canada.ca
613-286-4285

Media Relations
Department of Finance Canada
fin.media-media.fin@canada.ca
613-369-4000

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