/R E P E A T/ - Invitation - Press Conference - Bill C-288: environmentalists join forces with opposition parties and industry to denounce the Conservatives' obstruction

    MONTREAL, May 31 /CNW Telbec/ - With respect to the passing of Bill
C-288, which seeks to ensure that Canada meets its global climate change
obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, a group of ecologists, supported by the
opposition parties and industry, namely:

    - The Coalition Québec-Vert-Kyoto (CQVK)
    - Liberal Party of Canada
    - Bloc Québécois
    - New Democratic Party (NDP)
    - Cascades

    Invites the media to a press conference:

    Speakers: Pablo Rodriguez, Member for Honoré Mercier, Liberal Party of
Canada and author of Bill C-288 ; Bernard Bigras, Member for
Rosemont-Petite-Patrie and Bloc Québécois Environment Critic; Thomas Mulcair,
NDP representative in Québec; Hubert Bolduc, Vice-President, Communications
and Public Affairs, Cascades; and Daniel Breton, CQVK spokesperson.


    WHERE: Centre St-Pierre
           1212 Panet Street

    TIME:  10:00 am

    Subject: Bill C-288, An Act to ensure Canada meets its global climate
change obligations under the Kyoto Protocol.

For further information:

For further information: Suzann Méthot, Québec-Vert-Kyoto, (514)

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