Media advisory - A major business event for entrepreneurs

    SAGUENAY (JONQUIERE BOROUGH), QC, Sept. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic
Development and the Centre québécois de développement durable are pleased to
invite media representatives to attend Business Contact, an initiative of
Canada's new government designed to help guide business people through their
entrepreneurial projects.
    Participants will have the opportunity to attend conferences on such
topics as climate change and entrepreneurial issues, regional economic
diversification and tourism challenges for Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean enterprises. A
business forum and networking activities are also on the agenda for this

                    Date:     Thursday, September 6, 2007

                    Time:     From 7:30 a.m.

                    Location: Holiday Inn Saguenay
                              2675 du Royaume Blvd.
                              Saguenay (Jonquière borough)

    Please take note that the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of
Labour and Minister of Canada Economic Development, will take part in the
following activities:

    9:10 to 9:25 a.m.   Opening address

    9:30 to 9:45 a.m.   Meeting with participants on the Business Floor

    9:45 to 10:00 a.m.  Interview with Business Forum moderator Denise
                        Poirier (sound stage)

    10:15 a.m.          Meeting with the media (multimedia room)

For further information:

For further information: Nadia Marceau, Communications, Canada Economic
Development, (418) 668-4602, 1-800-463-9808,;
Roxane Marchand, Press Secretary, Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre
Blackburn, Canada Economic Development, (819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 816-5094,; Canada Economic Development is online at Subscribe to the Agency's media advisories at to keep up
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