OTTAWA, March 27 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of
Finance, will be the guest speaker at a breakfast hosted by the Conseil du
patronat du Québec on Wednesday, March 28, 2007. The Minister is scheduled to
begin speaking at approximately 8:20 a.m.
The Minister will speak about the Government's economic and fiscal
priorities as they relate to the 2007 federal budget.
The event will take place in the Salon Printemps of the Omni Mont-Royal
Hotel, 1050 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal, Quebec.
Minister Flaherty will hold a media availability at approximately 9:00
a.m., in the L'Atrium room.
Afterwards, at approximately 10:15 a.m., Minister Flaherty will be joined
by the Honourable Christian Paradis, Secretary of State (Agriculture), in
Varennes, Quebec, to highlight a key Budget 2007 environmental measure by
visiting the new GreenField Ethanol plant at 3300 Marie-Victorin Boulevard.
For further information:
For further information: Chisholm Pothier, Press Secretary, Office of
the Minister of Finance, (613) 996-7861; David Gamble, Media Relations,
Department of Finance, (613) 996-8080; Mark Quinlan, Director of
Communications, Office of the Secretary of State (Agriculture), (613)