Media Advisory - Today At The Federation Of Canadian Municipalities Conference In Quebec City

    QUEBEC CITY, June 1 /CNW Telbec/ - All events take place at the Quebec
City Convention Centre. All times listed are local. Simultaneous
interpretation is available at all events.
    Media representatives are required to register in the media room
(Room 201 C, Quebec City Convention Centre) to receive their conference badge.
Professional identification or an assignment letter will be required.

    7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  - Taking our Place at the Table
    A special tribute to the late Mme Andrée Boucher, former mayor of Québec
    City, who dedicated more than four decades of her life to public service.
    FCM will be renaming its annual scholarship in Mme Boucher's memory. The
    event will also launch FCM's Regional Champions Campaign to encourage,
    support and mentor women who are considering running for municipal
    government. Room: Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Hilton Hotel

    9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Keynote Address: Hon. Stéphane Dion, M.P.,
    Leader of the Official Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Party of
    Canada, Room: 200 C

    10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Annual General Meeting and Election of
    Officers, Room: 200 C

    11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Keynote Address: John Furlong, CEO, Vancouver
    Organizing Committee, 2010 Olympic and Paralympics Winter Games,
    Room: 200 C

    2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - Keynote Address: Mr. Gaétan Morency, Vice
    President, Cirque du Soleil, Room: 200 C

    6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. - Gala Evening - Presided over by Her Excellency
    the Governor General Michdelle Jean, Room: 400 A/B

    For more information, consult the full program on our website.

For further information:

For further information: Maurice Gingues, (613) 907-6395

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