Government of Canada

Government of Canada
Government of Quebec

Government of Quebec

January 23, 2008 17:48 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2008) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, and the Honourable David Whissell, Minister of Labour for Quebec, will host the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers responsible for Labour in Quebec City, Quebec on January 24 and 25, 2008.

Discussion topics at the meeting will include work life balance, violence in the workplace, labour standards and Canada's international labour commitments.

The Ministers will be available to meet the media at the conclusion of the meeting. Upon arrival at the hotel, media are asked to go to the registration desk located in Room 410.



DATE: January 25, 2008

TIME: 11:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Loews Le Concorde Hotel
Suzor-Cote/Krieghoff
Boardroom
1225 Cours Du General-De Montcalm
Quebec, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Blackburn
    Michael Winterburn
    Director, Parliamentary Affairs and Communications
    819-953-5646
    or
    Human Resources and Social Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559
    or
    Office of Minister Whissell
    Marisol Schnorr
    Press Secretary
    418-643-5297
    or
    Labour Ministry
    Pierre Laberge
    Communications Directorate
    418-643-4508