/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal will react to the 2014-2015 Québec budget/

MONTREAL, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Leblanc, president and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, is currently available for interviews about the Québec business community's expectations of the budget that will be tabled tomorrow by the Minister of Finance and the Economy, Nicolas Marceau.

Mr. Leblanc will attend the media lock-up on Thursday, February 20 and will be available after the lock-up to analyze and comment on the budget measures presented.

On January 10, the Board of Trade presented the Government of Quebec with its prebudget recommendations, which follow three orientations:

  1. Quickly stabilize public finances and take action to reach zero deficit within two years at the most.
  2. Improve the business environment in Greater Montréal.
  3. Support growth-generating projects and wealth creation.

The Board of Trade's prebudget recommendations can be consulted by clicking here.

About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.

SOURCE Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

For further information:

For interview requests please contact Michelle LLambias Meunier, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4042, or by email at mllambias@ccmm.qc.ca.