/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Port of Montreal is having an open house on August 31: Launch ceremony for Port in the City Day/

    MONTREAL, Aug. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the Port of Montreal open
house day on August 31, members of the media are invited to attend the opening
ceremony of the Port in the City Day activities, a ceremony that will be
followed by a tour of the Port of Montreal facilities.
    The ceremony will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on the same day
as the open house. In attendance will be the honourable Michael M Fortier,
Minister of International Trade and Minister responsible for the Greater
Montreal region, Montréal Mayor Mr. Gérald Tremblay, and Mr. Patrice M.
Pelletier, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority, all of whom will
speak to the invited guests. After the ceremony, guests will be taken on a
tour of the Port of Montreal facilities from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Subject:  Opening ceremony of the Port in the City Day activities

    Date:     Sunday, August 31, 2008

    Schedule: 10:00 a.m. - Opening ceremony of the activities
              10:45 a.m. - Media availability
              11:00 a.m. - Tour of the Port of Montreal facilities and photos

    Location: Media and guests VIP tent
              Place des Vestiges in the Old Port
              De la Commune Street opposite the Bonsecours Market

    To attend this ceremony, please contact Jean-Benoît Houde at
514-286-2145, extension 224 or at jhoude@casacom.ca. If you are interested in
an interview with Mr. Patrice M. Pelletier, the spokesperson for the Port in
the City Day, do not hesitate to let us know. For more information about the
Port in the City Day or for a detailed activity schedule, go to

For further information:

For further information: Jean-Benoît Houde, Consultant, CASACOM, (514)
286-2145, extension 224, (514) 652-4344, jhoude@casacom.ca

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