Media Advisory - Poll on Canadians' Attitude Towards Public-Private Partnerships and Towards Canada's Infrastructure Deficit to be Released



    - Federal Finance Minister Flaherty, Transport, Infrastructure and
    Communities Minister Cannon and B.C. Premier Campbell to Address
    Conference -

    TORONTO, Nov. 21 /CNW/ - The Canadian Council for Public-Private
Partnerships (CCPPP) will release the results of the 2007 Environics Poll on
Canadians' attitudes towards public-private partnerships and towards the
infrastructure deficit at the 15th annual National Conference on
Public-Private Partnerships, Monday, November 26, 2007.

    
    What:     Survey results will be made public at the 15th annual National
              Conference on Public-Private Partnerships. The 2007
              conference's theme is "Driving Performance in Canadian PPP"

    Who:      David J. McFadden, Communications Committee Chair CCPPP
              Partner, Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP

    When:     Following luncheon keynote address at 12:30 (more likely
              12:45 PM), Monday, November 26, 2007, Mr. McFadden will be
              available to the media to discuss poll results

    Conference keynote speakers include:

        -  Hon. Gordon Campbell, Premier, British Columbia (9:00am Monday,
           Nov.  26)
        -  Hon. Jim Flaherty, Canada's Minister of Finance and Minister
           responsible for the Greater Toronto Area (12:00pm Monday, Nov. 26)
        -  Hon. Lawrence Cannon, Canada's Minister of Transport,
           Infrastructure and Communities, (8:30am Tuesday, Nov. 27)

    Where:    The Hilton Hotel, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto

    The conference's full program is available at www.pppcouncil.ca

    Other conference topics also include:
        -  The Detroit-Windsor Crossing Project
        -  The Politics of Public-Private Partnerships
        -  Innovation in PPP and AFP Procurement and Deliver: Addressing the
           Green Agenda and Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure
    

    The Annual Conference on Private-Public Partnerships is The Canadian
Council for Public-Private Partnerships' premier event. This year the
Conference and related events, which are taking place on November 26 and 27,
is hosting over 750 distinguished leaders, speakers and delegates from Canada
and around the globe, including England, Republic Of Ireland, Uruguay, Spain,
Germany, Australia, Northern Ireland, Singapore, Israel, and the United
States. The theme of this year's conference is "Driving Performance in
Canadian PPP."

    Media registration is required to attend the conference. Please bring
media credentials.





For further information:

For further information: or to request an interview with a conference
presenter, please contact: Pierre Leduc, pleduc@tsa.ca, Cell (416) 859-8562;
or Orli Namian, onamian@tsa.ca, Cell (647) 262-6776

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