OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY
Industry Canada

Industry Canada

August 22, 2005 11:42 ET

Industry Canada/Media Advisory: David L. Emerson to Visit Regina, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg August 23-26, 2005

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 22, 2005) - From Tuesday, August 23, to Friday, August 26, the Honourable David L. Emerson, Minister of Industry, will visit Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The Minister will attend Liberal caucus meetings in Regina from August 23-25 and the Cabinet planning session in Winnipeg on August 26. These will be closed meetings.

In addition, on August 23, the Minister will visit Regina and Saskatoon, where he will join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance, in discussing Canada's economic agenda with the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce.

On August 25, Minister Emerson will travel to Winnipeg, where he will make a major Genome Canada funding announcement.



Event: Breakfast Address to the
Regina & District Chamber of Commerce

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Time: 8 a.m. Central Daylight Time
(Media availability will follow the speech at
approximately 9:15 a.m.)

Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel Saskatchewan
Regency Ballroom
2125 Victoria Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan


Event: Luncheon Address to the
Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce

Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Time: 12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time
(Media availability will follow the speech at
approximately 1:30 p.m.)

Location: Delta Bessborough Hotel
Adam Ballroom
601 Spadina Crescent East
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Event: Genome Canada Funding Announcement

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2005

Time: 3:30 p.m. Central Daylight Time
(Media availability will follow the announcement
at approximately 4:15 p.m.)

Location: CancerCare Manitoba
CancerCare Manitoba Building
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable David L. Emerson
    Minister of Industry
    Christiane Fox
    (613) 995-9001
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    (613) 943-2502