/R E P E A T -- Canada Economic Development - Invitation to the media/

    LAC-MEGANTIC, QC, Feb. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Representatives of the media are
invited to a news conference during which the Honourable Christian Paradis,
Member of Parliament for Mégantic-L'Erable and Secretary of State for
Agriculture, will announce funding to the firm Bestar Inc. on behalf of the
Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Labour and Minister of Canada
Economic Development.

                     Date:       Thursday, February 21, 2008

                     Time:       10:00 a.m.

                     Location:   Bestar Inc.
                                 4220 Villeneuve St.

For further information:

For further information: Marie-Claude Lemire, Communications, Canada
Economic Development, (514) 283-2199, Cell.: (514) 895-6237,
marie-claude.lemire@dec-ced,gc.ca; Jean-Philippe Payment, Press Secretary,
Office of the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Canada Economic Development,
(819) 953-5646, Cell.: (613) 808-8309, jeanphilippe.payment@hrsdc-rhdsc.gc.ca;
Canada Economic Development is online at www.dec-ced.gc.ca. Subscribe to the
Agency's media advisories at
www.dec-ced.gc.ca/asp/SalleNouvelles/acces_personnalise.asp?LANG=EN to keep up
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