Media Advisory - Launch of task force report on Montréal's governance and
taxation issues at the forum of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

MONTREAL, March 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, is pleased to invite members of the media to the launch of a task force report commissioned by the Board of Trade on Montréal's governance and taxation issues, which will take place at a lunch meeting on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 12:00 p.m.

For this occasion, the two task force co-chairs, Mr. Marcel Côté and Mr. Claude Séguin, will identify the shortcomings that are hindering Montréal's development and outline concrete ways to reinforce the city's economy.

Members of the task force will be available after the lunch meeting to answer questions from journalists at a press briefing that will take place at 2:00 p.m.

    
                                 AIDE-MÉMOIRE

    Date:   Wednesday, March 31, 2010

    Who:      Mr. Marcel Côté, Founding Partner of SECOR Consulting;
              Mr. André Boisclair, Consultant, Strategic Development and
              Public Affairs, former Minister of State for Municipal Affairs
              and Greater Montréal, Government of Quebec;
              Mr. André Delisle, Corporate Director and Consultant, former
              Director of Finance for the City of Montréal, former Assistant
              Deputy Minister, Ministère des Finances du Québec;
              Mr. Gilles Godbout, Consultant and former Deputy Minister,
              Ministère des Finances du Québec;
              Mr. Claude Séguin, Senior Vice-President, Corporate Development
              and Strategic Investments for CGI, and former Deputy Minister,
              Ministère des Finances du Québec;
              Ms. Diane Wilhelmy, Consultant, former Deputy Minister,
              Ministère des Relations internationales du Québec, and former
              Quebec Delegate General in New York.

    Time:     Documents will be available for the media as of 11:30 a.m.
              Lunch meeting: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Ballroom Centre)
              Speeches by Mr. Marcel Côté and Mr. Claude Séguin: 12:30 p.m.
              (Ballroom Centre)
              Press briefing: 2:00 p.m. (Ballroom East)

    Location: Le Centre Sheraton
              1201 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
              Montréal
    

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 further information: RSVP: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015, sylvie.paquette@ccmm.qc.ca


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