Media Advisory: Schedule for Honourable Margaret McCain in Atlantic Canada - April 2 to April 11

HALIFAX, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain will be in Atlantic Canada April 2 to April 11.  The former Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick, Ms McCain is widely recognized for her philanthropy and her role in furthering early childhood education policies across Canada. She is Chair of the Margaret & Wallace McCain Family Foundation, an organization that champions policy initiatives that create opportunities for all children.

Mrs. McCain's schedule follows: 


Lecture: Smart Public Policy Includes Early Childhood Education
Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 p.m.
Seton Academic Centre, Auditorium A, Mount Saint Vincent University
The lecture coincides with the announcement of the Margaret Norrie McCain Centre for Teaching, Learning and Research on campus. 

Meeting with Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Karen Casey, followed by a public announcement
Monday, April 7, 8:30 a.m.
2021 Brunswick Place


Hot Soup/Cool Jazz Fundraiser for homeless youth
Tuesday, April 8, 5 p.m.
St. John's Convention Centre

Public Policy Forum: The Economic Imperative of Investing in Children
With Pierre Fortin, Economics professor, University of Québec at Montréal and TD Chief Economist Craig Alexander
April 10, 9 am - noon
Geo Centre, 175 Signal Hill

Board of Trade Lunch
Noon - 2:30 pm
Glendinning Golf , 120 Gabriel Road

Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation Board Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 pm 
Pratt Foundation office 112 Military Road,

Dinner for MWMFF and Pratt Foundation Boards of Directors
6:30 p.m.
43 Boggans Lane, Topsoil, NL, the home of Kathy Legrow,
Chair and Founder of Pratt Foundation

SOURCE: The Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation

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or arrange interviews please contact Kerry McCuaig.  Email: or Cell: 647.295.2808

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