Media Advisory - Current and former cabinet ministers to attend Mulroney

    Canadian political luminaries fete former prime minister September 17
    in Montréal

MONTREAL, Sept. 16 /CNW/ - Friends and supporters will gather September 17 at Le Centre Sheraton Hotel Montreal to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the swearing in of The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney's first majority government. Cabinet ministers from both the Mulroney and Harper governments will be present for the celebration.

This event is co-chaired by Premier Jean Charest and Ambassador Michael Wilson, who both served as cabinet ministers in the Mulroney government. In addition to the more than forty former ministers of the Mulroney governments, a number of current federal cabinet ministers are scheduled to attend, including:

    -   The Honourable Jim Flaherty
    -   The Honourable Peter MacKay
    -   The Honourable Lawrence Cannon
    -   The Honourable John Baird
    -   The Honourable Tony Clement
    -   The Honourable Jim Prentice
    -   The Honourable Christian Paradis
    -   The Honourable Rob Nicholson
    -   The Honourable Greg Thompson
    -   The Honourable Lisa Raitt
    -   The Honourable Joseé Verner
    -   The Honourable Bev Oda
    -   The Honourable Rona Ambrose
    -   The Honourable Diane Ablonczy
    -   The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn
    -   The Honourable Jay Hill
    -   The Honourable Denis Lebel
    -   The Honourable Gary Lunn
    -   The Honourable Peter Kent
    -   The Honourable Rob Merrifield
    -   The Honourable Keith Ashfield

    Laureen Harper, wife of Prime Minister Stephen Harper (who is in
Washington DC and New York and unable to attend) is also scheduled to be in
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    When:   Thursday, September 17, 2009.
            Doors open to the public at 5.30 p.m. Program will begin at
            6:30 p.m.
    Where:  Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel Ballroom
            1201 Boulevard René-Lévesque West, Montreal
    Media:  Doors will open for media accreditation at 4:30 p.m.
            Ballroom will open for media at 5:00 p.m.

    (N.B. This is a change in date from earlier announcements. The correct
    date is  September 17.)

SOURCE Navigator Limited

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