Media invitation - The Board of Trade to respond to the federal budget

MONTRÉAL, March 21, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The president and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, Michel Leblanc, will be available to comment on the 2016-2017 federal budget, representing the views of the business community of the country's second largest city. The budget will be tabled Tuesday, March 22 at around 4 p.m.

The following are the Board of Trade's recommendations:

  • Immediately confirm strategic support for Bombardier
  • Beginning in 2016-2017, make strategic investments in infrastructure
  • Grant increased support for the internationalization of businesses
  • Increase the competitiveness of our tax system
  • Stick to the plan to balance the budget by 2019-2020

The Board of Trade's recommendations as part of the Government of Canada's 2016-2017 pre-budget consultations can be consulted here.

About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has over 7,000 members. Its mission is to be the voice of Montréal's business community and to promote the city's prosperity. It is involved in key areas of economic development, advocating a philosophy of action based on engagement, credibility, proactivity, collaboration and innovation. The Board of Trade also offers a range of specialized services to individuals and to business of all sizes to support them in their growth at home and abroad.

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SOURCE Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

For further information: Entrevues : Guillaume Bérubé, Conseiller, relations médias, Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain, Tél. : 514 871-4000, poste 4042,


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