OTTAWA, Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ -
What: Fifth national conference on sustainable community development,
attracting over 500 municipal leaders from across Canada, leading
speakers and experts. Conference theme of "Moving Innovation into
Practice" will focus on building municipal capacity in the areas
of social, economic, and environmental sustainability.
Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario
Government Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario
When: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13
8:15 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, February 14
8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 15
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16
Who: Keynote and plenary speakers at the Government Conference Centre
- Larry Beasley, world-renowned urban planner (9:00 a.m. Feb. 15)
- Rod Bryden, President and CEO, Plasco Energy Group (8:15 a.m.
- Hon. Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and
Communities (8:15 a.m. Feb. 14)
- Sheila Watt-Cloutier, climate change activist, Nobel Peace
Prize nominee (9:00 a.m. Feb. 14)
- Hon. Stéphane Dion, Leader, Liberal Party of Canada (8:30 a.m.
- Hon. Gilles Duceppe, Leader, Bloc Québecois (11:30 a.m.
- Hon. Jack Layton, Leader, New Democratic Party (5:00 p.m.
- Adam Werbauch, controversial sustainability advisor to
corporations like Wal-Mart, Proctor & Gamble, General Mills and
Sony BMG. (11:45 a.m. Feb. 16)
Media Access: All media are asked to report to the Media Support Room
(Champlain Room, Fairmont Chateau Laurier) to collect a
conference pass. For security reasons, identification or
proof of assignment will be requested.
More information, including full program, schedule and biographies of
speakers and presenters available at (less
For further information:
For further information: Raymond Sullivan, (613) 907-6294,