Human Resources and Social Development Canada - Media Advisory

    MONTREAL, Aug. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn,
Minister of Labour, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for
the Regions of Quebec and Member of Parliament for Jonquière-Alma, will
announce important changes to the Guaranteed Income Supplement to benefit
Quebec seniors.
    He will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Marjory
LeBreton, Leader of the Government in the Senate and Secretary of State
    Minister Blackburn will be available to answer questions from the media
following the announcement.

    Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

    DATE:  Monday, August 4, 2008

    TIME:  10:00 a.m.

    PLACE: Foyer des loisirs d'Arvida
    -----  Orphée Room
           1910 Centre Street
           Saguenay, Quebec

For further information:

For further information: (media only): James Maunder, Senior Policy
Advisor, Office of the Secretary of State (Seniors), (613) 943-0756; Media
Relations Office, Human Resources and Social Development Canada, (819)
994-5559; Pascal Doucet, Media Relations, Service Canada Communications, (514)
982-2384, ext. 2209

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