Media Advisory - Western Workforce Shortage Forum

    CALGARY, March 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Top human resources executives will
discuss strategies for dealing with labour shortages at the Western Workforce
Shortage Forum, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, Wednesday, March 28
and Thursday, March 29.

    Who:   Judith L. MacBride-King, Principal, MacBride-King and Associates,
           will deliver the opening keynote presentation, Going for Gold:
           Winning the Global Talent Race, at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

           Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President, Forecasting and Analysis and
           Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada, will describe the
           changing labour market, at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday.

           Bonnie D. DuPont, Group Vice-President, Corporate Resources,
           Enbridge Inc, David Fulton, Vice-President, Human Resources, Shell
           Canada Limited, Tim Reed, Vice-President, Human Resources,
           Canadian Natural Resources Limited, and Andrew Stephens,
           Vice-President, Human Resources, Petro-Canada, will discuss their
           unique approach to Alberta's labour shortage during, Industry
           Collaboration on Shared Challenges, at 10:45 a.m., Wednesday.

           James M. Grossett, Senior Vice-President, Human Resources,
           Agrium Inc., will explain what it means to lead through the labour
           crisis rather than react to it, at 11:45 a.m., Thursday.

    When:  Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29, 2007

    Where: Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, 120 9th Ave. SE

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    The forum is sponsored by Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Ceridian, Monster
Solutions, Health Canada, Canadian HR Reporter, Fountain Park Health Club and
Wellness Options Magazine.

For further information:

For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne
Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221.,; Media must register in advance

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