Media Advisory - Rideau Institute and Canadian Auto Workers to release legal opinion on the planned sale of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) to Alliant Techsystems

    OTTAWA, March 19 /CNW Telbec/ - The Rideau Institute and the Canadian
Auto Workers will release a legal opinion on the sale of MacDonald, Dettwiler
and Associates' (MDA) space division, one of Canada's top space systems
producers, to the US arms manufacturer, Alliant Techsystems.
    This press conference is very timely considering the growing controversy
over the sale of MDA's highly regarded space division, and the government's
looming deadline of March 22 to decide on whether to approve the sale. The
Minister can ask for a 30-day extension if he chooses.

    WHEN:        Thursday March 20, 2008

    TIME:        11:00 AM

    WHERE:       130S, CENTRE BLOCK (Charles Lynch Room)
                 Ottawa, ON

    SPEAKERS:    Steven Staples, President, Rideau Institute

                 Steven Shrybman, (Sack Goldblatt and Mitchell LLP)
                 Rideau Institute Legal Counsel

                 Carol Phillips, Assistant to CAW President Buzz Hargrove

For further information:

For further information: Steven Staples, Rideau Institute, (613)
565-9449 ext. 24, (613) 290-2695 (cell); Steven Shrybman, Sack Goldblatt and
Mitchell, LLP, (613) 858-6842 (cell); Carol Phillips, Canadian Auto Workers,
(416) 561-7427

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