TORONTO, Dec. 10 /CNW/ - United Steelworkers Canadian Director Ken Neumann will unveil a detailed proposal to reform the Investment Canada Act, during a national roundtable on foreign investment Monday in Ottawa.
Legislation must be strengthened to ensure foreign takeovers benefit all Canadians, Neumann said in advance of Monday's roundtable.
New Democratic Party Leader Jack Layton convened the roundtable, in the wake of a series of foreign takeovers that have resulted in massive job loss, labour strife and economic harm to communities.
|WHAT:||National Roundtable on Foreign Investment|
|WHO:||Political, labour and community leaders, including United Steelworkers Canadian Director Ken Neumann, NDP Leader Jack Layton.|
|| Monday, December 13, 2010
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
|Media availability/photo-op: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.|
|* Ken Neumann, USW Canadian Director, will unveil a detailed proposal to strengthen the Investment Canada Act.|
|| CEP National Office
301 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa
|OUTCOME:||Identify key changes to the Investment Canada Act and develop a national strategy on foreign investment.|
For further information: For further information:
Ken Neumann, USW National Director for Canada, 416-487-1571;
Bob Gallagher, USW Communications, 416-434-2221, 416-544-5966, [email protected]