Finance Ministers Meeting, June 14, 2010, Prince Edward Island

OTTAWA, June 9 /CNW Telbec/ - The Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, will meet with provincial and territorial finance ministers on June 14, 2010.

The meeting will take place at the Rodd Crowbush Resort, 632 Route No.350, in Lakeside, Prince Edward Island.

Accommodation at the Rodd Crowbush Resort is restricted to federal, provincial and territorial officials attending the meeting. Rooms are available at the Rodd Royalty Inn & Suites, located at 14 Capital Drive, in Charlottetown (902-894-8566).

8:20 a.m.

Photo opportunity

Media wishing to participate in the photo-op should present themselves at the media working room at the Rodd Crowbush Resort 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Please note: Cameras and boom microphones only.

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Ministers will review progress in implementing Canada's Economic Action Plan, discuss priorities to ensure the country's long-term economic strength, including the importance of returning to balanced budgets, and discuss proposals to strengthen Canada's retirement income system.

Media Accreditation / Working Room

Media representatives planning to cover the Finance Ministers Meeting are encouraged to register by Friday, June 11. To register, please email Suzanne Prebinski at suzanne.prebinski@fin.gc.ca

A media working room will be located in the Bristol Canavoy Room. The media entrance is located at the back of the Rodd Crowbush Resort.

The media working room will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Workspace will be allotted on a first-come, first-served basis upon registration.

Media availabilities

A microphone will be available for ministers for their use at the close of the meeting.

For any matter other than accreditation, please contact Jack Aubry at 613-996-8080.

SOURCE Finance Canada

For further information: For further information: Annette Robertson, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861; Jack Aubry, Media Relations, Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080


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