VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Michele McKenzie, President and CEO of the Canadian Tourism Commission and Gilles Lanteigne, President of the Board of Directors of RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité), will sign a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a tourism framework for Francophone and Acadian communities across Canada.
Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Time: 4:15 p.m.
Location: Canadian Tourism Commission, Suite 1400, 1055 Dunsmuir Street (Bentall IV)
- Michele McKenzie, CTC President and CEO
- Gilles Lanteigne, President of the Board of Directors of RDÉE Canada.
About the Canadian Tourism Commission
The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) is Canada's national tourism marketing organization. A federal Crown corporation wholly owned by the Government of Canada, we lead the Canadian tourism industry in marketing Canada as a premier four-season tourism destination. Our vision is to inspire the world to explore Canada. With our partners in the tourism industry and the governments of Canada, the provinces and the territories, we promote Canada in 11 countries around the world.
RDÉE Canada (Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité) is the only national organization working for the economic development of the Francophone and Acadian communities in Canada. RDÉE Canada is present in every province and territory through local RDÉEs that form the National Network. RDÉE Canada is a leader in the area of community-based economic development in the Francophone minority communities across Canada. Its national office also offers essential support and services to its provincial and territorial counterparts to assist them in their own initiatives.
SOURCE: Canadian Tourism Commission - Corporate Communications and Government Relations
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Canadian Tourism Commission
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