Notice to the media - Minister of Finance and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Confirm Important Tax Relief for Canadian Fishers



    OTTAWA, March 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of
Finance, and the Honourable Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans,
will meet fishers in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on Wednesday,
March 7, 2007, to highlight the recent passage into law of a capital gains
exemption for Canadian Fishers.
    The event will take place at 2:00 p.m., at the Harbour Authority of Fort
Amherst Small Boat Basin (Prosser's Rock) in St. John's. In case of poor
weather, the event will be held at The Rooms, Level 3, 9 Bonaventure Avenue,
St. John's.
    A media availability and photo opportunity will follow the event.




For further information:

For further information: Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of
the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080; Steve Outhouse, Director of
Communications, Office of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, (613)
992-3474


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