Media Release: Press conference following Building Back Better Together forum on flood recovery, July 14, 3:30 pm

ABBOTSFORD – Leaders from lower Fraser Nations, municipalities and experts will be available for comment after the Building Back Better Together forum (BBBT).  Following the intergovernmental forum on addressing flood recovery investment after the November, 2021 floods, members of the media are invited to ask questions and request interviews with key forum participants and organizers. The BBBT forum aims to break down the silos within all levels of government and find common ground from which to build resilient communities and healthy floodplain ecosystems.

 

Location: Apex Boardroom, The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 36035 N Parallel Rd, Abbotsford, BC 

Time: Thursday July 14th, 2022 at 3:30pm

 

Link to press release: https://watershedwatch.ca/media-releases/minister-joins-lower-fraser-nations-and-local-governments-for-flood-recovery-forum/ 

 

Background Information: https://www.resilientwaters.ca/floodrecovery 

 

Contact:

Tribal Chief Tyrone McNeil, Chair, First Nations  Emergency Planning Secretariat

Email: Tyrone.McNeil@stolotribalcouncil.ca 

Cell: 604-798-1509

 

Jason Lum, Chair, Fraser Valley Regional District

Email: jlum@fvrd.ca   

Cell: 604-991-9911

Media Inquiries

For inquiries or to join our media list, please contact:


Anna Kemp
Communications Manager

anna@watershedwatch.ca 250-884-4072

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