Media advisory - Canadian Police Association 2007 Annual General Meeting



    OTTAWA, Aug. 15 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Police Association will hold
its Annual General Meeting in Québec City, Québec from August 23 to August 25,
2007. Approximately 200 front line police personnel representing 57,000 CPA
members will establish the CPA agenda for the year ahead and address key
police labour and justice reform issues. Here are the business sessions that
will be open for the media:

    
    DATE & TIME:            August 23, 2007 (Thursday)
    ------------            --------------------------
    9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.   Call to Order by CPA President Tony Cannavino
                            Welcome Messages by Mr. Jean-Guy Dagenais,
                            President of the Association des policières et
                            policiers provinciaux du Québec and Mr. Guy
                            Ouellette, Québec Parliamentary assistant to the
                            Minister of Public Security

    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.  Keynote Speaker
                            "Lighting fires vs putting them out: Building
                            Union Capacity"
                            Dr. Elaine Bernard, Harvard University

    11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. "Supreme Court of Canada Decision re: Collective
                            Bargaining Rights"
                            Steve Barrett, Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP

    1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.   "Crisis Response for First Responders"
                            Dr. James Young, Public Safety Canada (EMNS-
                            Ontario) Emergency Management


                            August 25, 2007 (Saturday)
                            --------------------------
    9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  "Fudging Numbers is Still a Crime"
                            Is your police service solving crimes using an
                            eraser?
                            Lieutenant Jim Ponzi, Denver Police

    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. "It's Time to Treat Criminals Like Criminals"
                            Judge Wallace Craig

    LOCATION:               Loews Le Concorde
                            Suzor-Coté Room
                            1225 cours du Général-De Montcalm
                            Québec City, Québec
    

    CPA President Tony Cannavino will be available for interviews, upon
demand, in both official languages.

    The CPA would like to acknowledge Public Safety and Emergency
Preparedness Canada for their contribution to the Canadian Police Association
Annual General Meeting.




For further information:

For further information: Pierre Collin, Communications Officer, (613)
231-4168, Cell: (613) 299-6516, pcollin@cpa-acp.ca

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