Invitation to the media - Canada Economic Development

    DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, Feb. 18 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jean-Pierre
Blackburn, Minister of Labour and Minister of Canada Economic Development,
will take the opportunity while addressing members and guests of the Chambre
de commerce et d'industrie de Drummond to report on the recent recommendations
of the Centre-du-Québec Advisory Committee. These recommendations will serve
to guide the Minister in developing new initiatives or enhancing existing
measures in support of Quebec's regions.
    This Advisory Committee was given the mandate to conduct a diagnosis of
the economic situation in the region and advise Canada Economic Development
and its Minister on the directions and priorities that should be adopted to
further the region's development.

    Date   :        February 19, 2008

    Time   :        12:00 p.m.

    Location   :    Club de Golf de Drummondville
                    400 du Golf Rd.

    (*) Reservations required: 819-477-7822.

For further information:

For further information: Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada
Economic Development, (514) 283-2199, Cell.: (514) 895-6237,; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary,
Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development,
(819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 808-8309,;
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