Media Advisory - Commissioning of new high-speed coining press to cap year-long mint centennial

    Winnipeg Mint employees and alumni to mark centennial at special

    OTTAWA, Oct. 31 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:  The Royal Canadian Mint's Winnipeg facility will commission a
           new high-speed coining press that will improve coin production
           in its world renowned, state-of-the-art facility.

           The commissioning, followed by a special employee and alumni
           open-house event, will mark the end of the year-long centennial
           celebration for the Mint.

    When:  Monday, November 3, 2008
           4:30 p.m. - Ceremony for new high-speed coining press in the plant
           5:30 p.m. - Centennial commemoration in the atrium

    Where: The Royal Canadian Mint
           520 Lagimodière Boulevard
           Winnipeg, Manitoba

For further information:

For further information: media are invited to contact: Christine Aquino,
Director, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999,

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