Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

May 04, 2009 17:09 ET

Media Advisory: Canadians Say "Thank You" to the Government of Canada for Introducing the New Tax-Free Savings Account

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - On May 5, 2009, the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture), will accept a giant thank you card signed by more than 2,000 Canadians from across the country acknowledging the Government's introduction of the Tax-Free Savings Account. The thank you card will be presented by Mr. Peter Aceto, President and CEO of ING Direct Canada. The news conference will be followed by a question and answer session.

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Time: 12:15 p.m.

Location: Parliament Buildings - Centre Block
Charles Lynch Room - 130S

Note: Media who are not members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery should contact the Press Gallery for accreditation in order to be admitted to Parliament Hill for the news conference. Contact Collin Lafrance at either 613-992-6517 or

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  • Canada Revenue Agency
    Noel Carisse
    Media Relations