/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The School of Public Policy to Release Alarming Report on Newfoundland's Predicted Deficit/

CALGARY, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The School of Public Policy will release an alarming report by Prof. Ron Kneebone on the deficit crisis facing Newfoundland and Labrador.  Using data from a span of over 44 years, the report  will show that dependence on energy royalty revenue has put Newfoundland in an untenable position.  With a 2015-16 budget slated for the end of April, this report will cut through political spin and present the facts on Newfoundland's new stark fiscal reality. 

WHAT:   

Press conference to release report on "Mind the Gap: Dealing with Resource Revenue in Three Provinces".

WHEN:    

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. MST – 11:30 a.m. UTC

WHERE:   

This press conference will be live streaming at http://people.ucalgary.ca/~kmills/webcastingch2.html



  • The author will be available for questions during the live stream, immediately following the presentation by calling (403) 888-6512.
  • HD footage for broadcast from the press conference will be available for download by contacting Dana Fenech.
  • The report will be released online at www.policyschool.ca/publications on Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. mountain time

SOURCE The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

For further information: Reporters desiring an advance and embargoed copy are invited to contact: Media Contact: Dana Fenech, 403.210.6508, dana.fenech@ucalgary.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.ucalgary.ca/policystudies/

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