Media Advisory - John Williamson to leave Canadian Taxpayers Federation

    OTTAWA, Sept. 12 /CNW/ - The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF)
announces that John Williamson will step down as its federal director today.
John has served as the CTF's representative and national spokesman in Ottawa
since January 2004 and joined the taxpayers' watchdog group in September 2002
as provincial director in Ontario. He will begin graduate studies at the
London School of Economics on October 1.
    Mr. Williamson has been named a Chevening Scholar by the British
government's Foreign & Commonwealth Office and awarded a Chevening
scholarship. While pursuing his Master's degree, he will be a senior fellow
with the Manning Centre for Building Democracy and is the recipient of the
centre's Fred Eaton scholarship. He will also be a senior fellow with the
Fraser Institute.
    Responsibilities for the CTF Ottawa office will be managed by research
director Adam Taylor until a new federal director is appointed.

For further information:

For further information: contact CTF national communications director
Troy Lanigan at (250) 888-5040 or John Williamson and Adam Taylor at (613)

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