Premier Notley holds a media availability in Edmonton July 19, in advance of the Council of the Federation meeting in Whitehorse 9376
Economic issues, climate change and disaster management are on the Council of the Federation agenda for Whitehorse from July 20-22.
Premier Rachel Notley will lead the discussion on disaster response and recovery, based on Alberta’s most recent experience with the Fort McMurray wildfire. She also will lead a discussion about the Canadian Energy Strategy and the importance of market access.
Other agenda items include economic growth and trade, including infrastructure, productivity and innovation, and health care and climate change.
Yukon is hosting this year’s meeting of the Council of the Federation on the traditional territory of Yukon’s Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. This is the first Council of the Federation meeting to be held in northern Canada.
(photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)