MONTREAL: A METROPOLIS OF THE QUEBECOIS NATION
MONTREAL, March 25 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to
attend the Special business luncheon of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan
Montreal on Wednesday, March 26, 2008, at Le Centre Sheraton, at noon. Gilles
Duceppe, Leader, Bloc Québécois, will be our guest speaker.
Under the theme Montréal: A metropolis of the Québécois nation,
Mr. Duceppe will discuss the following topics:
- A metropolis of knowledge and culture: Transfers for postsecondary
education and culture budgets;
- A metropolis of clean transportation: A strategy to reduce dependence
- A metropolis for a francophone nation in North America: Steps to
improve the language and integration at work.
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Location: Le Centre Sheraton
1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Time: From noon to 2 p.m.
Speech - 12:15 p.m.
Press briefing - 2 p.m.
Mr. Duceppe will be available to answer media questions.
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its
mission is to represent the interests of Metropolitan Montréal's business
community and provide an integrated range of specialized services for
individuals, merchants and companies large and small so as to support them in
realizing their full potential in innovativeness, productivity and
competitiveness. The Board of Trade is the largest private economic
development organization in Quebec.
For further information:
For further information: and registration: Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator,
Media relations, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, (514) 871-4000, ext.