2011 Cordilleran Roundup Mining Conference

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January 24, 2011 - The Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Bob McLeod, and Mr. Kevin Menicoche, MLA for the Nahendeh and representing the Standing Committee on Economic Development and Infrastructure, will be attending the 2011 Mineral Exploration Roundup conference in Vancouver, British Columbia today and tomorrow.

The Roundup is the world’s leading technical exploration conference that brings together representatives from all areas of the global mineral exploration and mine development industry. This year’s theme is “Exploring Today for Tomorrow’s Resources,” and during the conference, delegates will have the opportunity to learn and showcase new discoveries and emerging projects. During the conference, Minister McLeod will also be meeting with key stakeholders in the industry.

Media interested in interviewing Minister McLeod or MLA Menicoche while they are in Vancouver can contact:

Press Secretary

Office of the Premier/Cabinet Government of the Northwest Territories

Phone: (867) 669-2302


Danielle Mager

Public Affairs and Communications Advisor Legislative Assembly of the NWT

Phone: (867) 669-2230