UPDATE - Media advisory/photo opportunity: Retail Council of Canada presents
special award to Federal Finance Minister at national conference

Retail sector recognizes government's introduction of a code of conduct for Canada's credit and debit card markets

TORONTO, May 28 /CNW/ - Hundreds of retail executives, store owners and industry representatives from across Canada will be on hand May 31 to show their appreciation to Federal Finance Minister, James Flaherty as he accepts a recognition award at Retail Council of Canada's (RCC) national STORE conference.

    What:     Media interview and photo opportunity as RCC Board Chair and
              Forzani Group Ltd. CEO, Robert Sartor and RCC President and
              CEO, Diane J. Brisebois present a recognition award to Federal
              Finance Minister, James Flaherty, acknowledging his continued
              support of merchants and consumers through the introduction of
              a code of conduct for Canada's credit and debit card markets.

    Where:    Toronto Congress Centre - North Building
              650 Dixon Road, Toronto

    When:     Monday, May 31, 2010
              10:20 a.m.

For more information on STORE 2010, visit www.storeconference.ca

About Retail Council of Canada

Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing more than 40,000 store fronts of all retail formats across Canada, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, as well as online merchants. The RCC is a strong advocate for retailing in Canada and works with all levels of government and other stakeholders to support employment growth and retail career opportunities, and to promote and sustain retail investments in communities from coast-to-coast with the goal of enhancing consumer choice and industry competitiveness. RCC provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry information. www.retailcouncil.org

SOURCE Retail Council of Canada

For further information: For further information: To request interviews and for additional details, please contact: Mark Beazley, Director, Communications at mbeazley@retailcouncil.org or (416) 574-2552

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