Reminder - Media Advisory - Mayors release national transit strategy

    MONTREAL, March 5 /CNW Telbec/ - The Federation of Canadian
Municipalities (FCM) and its Big City Mayors' Caucus will release their
proposed national transit strategy today.
    Montreal Mayor Gérald Tremblay, Toronto Mayor David Miller, and Edmonton
Councillor Karen Liebovici of Edmonton, a member of FCM's Executive Committee,
will brief news media at a news conference in Montreal from 10:30 to 11:00
a.m. (all times Eastern)
    Cities across the country will also release the plan, including: Surrey,
B.C.; Calgary, Alta.; Edmonton, Alta.; Regina, Sask.; Windsor, Ont.; London,
Ont.; Kitchener, Ont.; Hamilton, Ont.; Ottawa, Ont.; Halifax, N.S.
    - What:  News conference to release FCM's national transit strategy

    - When:  Monday, March 5, 2007 - 10:30 a.m.

    - Where: Hall of Honour, Montreal City Hall, 275 Notre-Dame East,
    A technical briefing will be held for journalists in French and English
at 9:30 a.m. in Room No.4.100 (4th Floor), Montreal City Hall, 275 Notre-Dame
East, Montreal.
    Journalists may also participate in the briefing by telephone. Call
1- 866-219-7782 and enter access code 313264 at the prompt. The national
transit strategy document will be available on the FCM website ( at
9:00 a.m. March 5.

For further information:

For further information: Massimo Bergamini, FCM, (613) 907-6247; Maurice
Gingues, FCM, (613) 907-6395; Darren Becker, Cabinet du maire et du comité
exécutif, (514) 872-6412; François Goneau, Division des relations avec les
médias, (514) 868-5859

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