Retail Council of Canada
Available for Post-Budget Comment and Analysis
VANCOUVER, Feb. 15 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada is expecting this
year's B.C. Budget will have a significant impact on personal spending,
customer choice and the retail sector in B.C.
The B.C. government is widely expected to introduce a budget focused on
the environment and climate change, including a number of measures to drive
individual action and consumer choice. These measures could include a new
carbon tax and a host of PST and other changes to encourage consumers to
purchase "green" products.
Who: Max Logan, Retail Council of Canada's B.C. Director of Government
Relations and Membership Services, will be available to comment
on the budget's impact on retailers and customers.
Before joining Retail Council of Canada, Mr. Logan spent five
years with the provincial government in a variety of ministries,
When: Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Where: Mr. Logan will be inside the Victoria Budget Lock-up and can
provide comment to media at the event. Mr. Logan can also be
reached for comment by phone following the lock-up at
approximately 3 pm (PST). He can be reached at 604-787-7966.
For further information:
For further information: Max Logan, Director, B.C. Government Relations
and Membership Services, Retail Council of Canada, (604) 601-5619 (desk),
(604) 787-7966 (cell)