Media Advisory - Today at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference



    CALGARY, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ - All events take place at the Calgary Telus
Convention Centre and the Calgary Hyatt Regency. All times listed are local.
Simultaneous interpretation is available at all events.

    8:00 to 10:00 am - Calgary Western Breakfast: Calgary serves up a
    Stampede breakfast.
    Room: Telus Centre - Exhibit Hall D & E (North Building)

    10:00 to 11:30
    How Ready Are We? Public Security in Canada: Canadian cities and
    communities are on the front lines in responding to and preparing for
    emergencies, pandemics, severe weather events and terrorist attacks. How
    well prepared are they to play this role and what is the federal
    government doing to support their efforts?
    Room: Telus Centre - MacLeod Hall B (South Building)

    Living with the Oil Sands
    Communities and the movers and shakers of the oil industry look for ways
    to deal with the impact of the economic boom created by the oil sands,
    Room: Telus Centre - MacLeod Hall C (South Building)

    Simple Solutions: Inspiring Approaches to Affordable Housing Development
    This seminar will feature Canadian examples of affordable housing made
    simple and successful,
    Room: Telus Centre - MacLeod Hall A (South Building)

    Integrated Approaches to Rural and Northern Development
    The success stories of two rural communities, Nelson, B.C. and Kootenay
    region, that faced economic devastation and how they recovered.
    Room: Telus Centre - MacLeod Hall D (South Building)

    11:45 - 12:30 pm - Closing Plenary - Guest Speaker: Deborah Grey, former
    Member of Parliament and first elected member of the Reform Party
    of Canada.
    Room: Telus Centre - MacLeod Hall A (South Building)

    For more details, consult the full program on our website: www.fcm.ca




For further information:

For further information: Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395

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