Media Advisory - Director of United States Interagency Council on Homelessness available for interviews at AMO Conference

    OTTAWA, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - Philip F. Mangano, Executive Director of the
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, will give a presentation on
ending homelessness at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)
Annual Conference on Tuesday.
    Appointed to the position by President Bush, Mr. Mangano's leadership
finding solutions to homelessness has earned him numerous awards. He was
recently nominated one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People. Mr.
Mangano will make a presentation on ending homelessness to AMO delegates and
will be available for media interviews immediately afterward.

    DATE:        Tuesday August 21, 2007

    TIME:        9:45 a.m.

    LOCATION:    Plenary Hall ABEF
                 The Ottawa Congress Centre
                 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

    Media must register in the Colonel By Room on arrival.

    The Annual AMO Conference is the foremost educational forum for municipal
governments in Ontario. This year's program includes more than 30 plenary
sessions and workshops reflecting the broad scope of municipal
responsibilities. The 2007 conference continues until Wednesday August 22 when
presentations will be made by Progressive Conservative leader John Tory and
New Democrat Party leader Howard Hampton.

    AMO is a non-profit organization representing almost all of Ontario's
445 municipal governments. AMO supports strong and effective municipal
government in Ontario and promotes the value of municipal government as a
vital and essential component of Ontario and Canada's political system.

For further information:

For further information: Christine Philip, (202) 205-4617,; Brian Lambie, Conference Media Contact, (416)

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