HALIFAX, Oct. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Mayors from Atlantic Canada's largest municipalities will meet in Charlottetown, P.E.I., Oct. 15-16, in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
The mayors, members of the Atlantic Mayors' Congress, will discuss pressing issues facing their communities, including federal infrastructure funding and support for Atlantic ferries, and what the federal government should do to assist Atlantic Canada.
The meetings are closed to news media. A news conference is scheduled for Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. (all times ADT). Individual mayors may be available to meet reporters following the news conference.
Note: The news conference will be accessible to media from outside
Charlottetown via a moderated teleconference by calling 1-866-250-4892
(conference ID: 4171971)
WHAT: Atlantic Mayors' Congress meeting and news conference
WHEN: Meeting: Oct. 15-16, 2009
Media availability Mayors Lee and Kelly: Oct. 15, 8:45 - 9:00
News conference: Oct. 15, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Council Chambers, Charlottetown City Hall
WHO: Members of the Atlantic Mayors' Congress
SOURCE ATLANTIC MAYORS' CONGRESS
For further information: For further information: Rena Garshowitz, (613) 230-0183 x 3; or Massimo Bergamini, (613) 290-5317