Media Advisory - Consumer Awareness Week: Focus on protecting young consumers

    TORONTO, March 26 /CNW/ - Government and Consumer Services Minister Ted
McMeekin will meet with students at George Brown College to launch Consumer
Awareness Week (March 28 - April 4), and announce a campaign to help educate
and protect young consumers against debt dependency and bad financial
    The minister will be joined by Samantha Decouto, a young consumer who
rebounded from a massive credit card debt, along with Laurie Campbell,
Executive Director of Credit Canada, and Maureen Loweth, Dean of the Faculty
of Business at George Brown College.

    Photo Opportunity.

    Date:        Friday, March 28, 2008

    Time:        10:00 a.m.

    Location:    George Brown College
                 Main Lobby
                 200 King Street East, Toronto

                                                       Disponible en français

For further information:

For further information: Greg Dennis, Minister's Office, (416) 327-3072;
Ciaran Ganley, Communications Branch, (416) 325-8659

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