Media Advisory - General (Ret.) Rick Hillier, 3-time Olympian Jeff Bean to
address delegates at Canadian Chamber Annual Meeting October 3 - 5

VICTORIA, BC, Oct. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Over 300 business delegates from across Canada will meet on Sunday and Monday (October 4 and 5) to discuss the state of the Canadian economy and issues relating to competitiveness, at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting in Victoria. The theme for the AGM is Connect!.

Keynote speakers include General (Ret.) Rick Hillier (Senior Advisor, TD Financial Group), Doug Porter (Senior Economist, BMO), Dr. David Turpin (President, University of Victoria) and Jeff Bean, 3-time Olympian, World Championship silver medallist and World Cup medallist in freestyle aerial skiing.

Visit www.chamber.ca to view the full program.

    
    Media are invited to attend

    Sunday, October 4:
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    8:30 A.M.
    Victoria Conference Centre
    720 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC
    Theatre - Level 1
    Opening session
    Doug Porter, Deputy Chief Economist and Managing Director, BMO Capital
    Markets
    Dr. David Turpin, President, University of Victoria

    Monday, October 5:
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    8:30 a.m.
    Victoria Conference Centre
    720 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC
    Carson Hall Salons A&B - Level 2
    Breakfast keynote
    General (Ret.) Rick Hillier, Senior Advisor, TD Financial Group

    12:00 P.M.
    Victoria Conference Centre
    720 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC
    Carson Hall Salons A&B - Level 2
    Luncheon keynote:
    Jeff Bean, three-time Olympian (1998, 2002 and 2006), aerial freestyle
    skiing

    7:00 P.M.
    Victoria Conference Centre
    720 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC
    Carson Hall - Level 2
    Swearing in of new Chair of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
    Shauneen Bruder, Executive Vice President, Business & Commercial Banking,
    RBC Financial Group.
    

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting will bring together over 300 delegates from local, provincial and territorial chambers and boards of trade to set the Canadian Chamber network's advocacy priorities on national and international issues for the year ahead.

SOURCE Canadian Chamber of Commerce

For further information: For further information: Kathryn Anderson: (613) 797-1860, kanderson@chamber.ca

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