Media Advisory - Federal budget: Retail Council of Canada spokespeople available for comment

TORONTO, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ - Senior representatives from Retail Council of Canada (RCC) are available for comment following the Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday March 22, 2016.

RCC President & CEO Diane J. Brisebois and Karl Littler, Vice President, Public Affairs will be available after the budget is tabled at 4:00 pm ET.

RCC Spokespeople present in Ottawa on budget day:

Diane J. Brisebois
President & CEO
Retail Council of Canada

Karl Littler
Vice President, Public Affairs
Retail Council of Canada

The following RCC spokespeople are also available in English and French respectively:

Dave Wilkes
Senior Vice President, Government Relations
Retail Council of Canada

Nathalie St-Pierre
Executive Director, Quebec
Retail Council of Canada

Retail is Canada's largest employer with 2.2 million Canadians working in our industry. The sector annually generates payroll of $60 billion and $350 billion in sales (excluding vehicles and gasoline) as of 2014. Retail Council of Canada (RCC) members' represent more than two thirds of retail sales in the country. RCC is a not-for-profit industry-funded association and represents small, medium and large retail business in every community across the country. As the Voice of Canadian retailers we proudly represent more than 45,000 storefronts in all retail formats, including department, grocery, specialty, discount, independent retailers and online merchants. @RetailCouncil 

SOURCE Retail Council of Canada

For further information: For English media inquiries, please contact Devon Pool at 416-467-3778 or via email at For French media inquiries, please contact Maxime P. Leduc at 514-449-3008 or via email at


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