Media Advisory - Education ministers to meet in Toronto

    TORONTO, Feb. 21 /CNW/ - Provincial and territorial education ministers
will meet in Toronto on Monday and Tuesday, February 25 and 26, 2008, where
they will discuss shared priorities in education. Their meeting will be led by
the Honourable Kelly Lamrock, Chair of CMEC and Minister of Education for New
    Two events will be of particular interest to media:


    As host for the CMEC meeting, Ontario has invited ministers of education
to visit a number of Ontario educational institutions. The Honourable Kelly
Lamrock, Chair of CMEC, and the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Minister of
Education for Ontario, will be visiting William Berczy Public School.

    Location:          William Berczy Public School
                       120 Carlton Road
                       Unionville, Ontario

    Date and time:     Monday, February 25, 2008, 2:30 p.m. EST

    Other institutions to be visited by ministers include White Oaks Secondary
School, Central Commerce Collegiate Institute, and the MaRS Centre.


    A press conference will be held following the CMEC meeting.

    Location:          Le Royal Méridien King Edward
                       37 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario
                       Sovereign Ballroom, main level

    Date and time:     Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 2 p.m. EST

    CMEC is an intergovernmental body composed of the ministers responsible
for elementary-secondary and advanced education from the provinces and
territories. Through CMEC, ministers share information and undertake projects
in areas of mutual interest and concern.

For further information:

For further information: Colin Bailey, Tel.: (416) 962-8100, ext. 259,
E-mail:, Web site:

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