CAW and Rideau Institute to Release Plan to Rebuild Canada's Space Capabilities

    OTTAWA, June 3 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Auto Workers and Rideau
Institute will hold a press conference to launch an in-depth plan for the
federal government to rebuild Canada's space capabilities. This timely report
follows on the heels of the government's recent decision to not allow the sale
of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) Information Systems and
Geospatial Services (space division) to Minnesota-based arms manufacturer
Alliant Techsystems (ATK).

    When:           Wednesday, June 4, 2008
    Time:           1:30 pm
    Where:          130S, Charles Lynch Room
                    Centre Block, House of Commons

    Speakers:       Carol Phillips, Assistant to the President, CAW
                    Steven Staples, President, Rideau Institute
                    Dawn Cartwright, Director of Aerospace, CAW
                    Anthony Salloum, Program Director, Rideau Institute

For further information:

For further information: CAW: Angelo DiCaro, (416) 606-6311; Rideau
Institute: Steven Staples, (613) 565-9449 (o), (613) 290-2695 (cell)

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