/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Federation of Canadian Municipalities to rename scholarship in honour of Andrée Boucher and launch campaign to recruit more women into municipal politics./

    QUEBEC CITY, May 31 /CNW Telbec/ -

    WHAT: FCM to rename annual scholarship in honour of former Quebec City
    Mayor Andrée Boucher, and launch Regional Champions Campaign at special
    breakfast event. Media invited.

    WHO: FCM's Standing Committee on Increasing Women's Participation in
    Municipal Government

    WHY : To pay tribute to former Mayor Andrée Boucher, an inspiring role
    model for women, and to launch FCM's mentoring and recruiting campaign
    designed to increase the number of women participating in municipal
    politics. Mr. Marc Boucher will attend the tribute to his late wife.

    WHEN : At a breakfast event from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 1

    WHERE: Ballroom, 2nd Floor, Hilton Hotel

    - Toronto Councillor Pam McConnell, Chair, Standing
      Committee on Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal Politics
    - Gatineau Councillor Louise Poirier, Past-Chair

    - Mayor Régis Labeaume of Quebec City, Que.
    - Mayor David Miller of Toronto, Ont.
    - Mayor Susan Fennell of Brampton, Ont.
    - Mayor Jean Perrault, incoming FCM president, Sherbrooke, Que.

For further information:

For further information: aurice Gingues (613) 907-6395

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