Canada Economic Development

Canada Economic Development

February 28, 2005 14:23 ET

Media Advisory/CED: Post-Budget Tour


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FEBRUARY 28, 2005 - 14:23 ET

Media Advisory/CED: Post-Budget Tour

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 28, 2005) - The Honourable Jacques
Saada, Minister for Canada Economic Development and Minister Responsible
for the Francophonie, will meet with management and employees of the
STEDFAST company in Granby on Tuesday, March 1, in order to discuss the
current situation in the textile sector, the new orientation undertaken
by the company, the importance of economic diversification and the way
in which the February 23 budget can provide support to the regions.

After this meeting, representatives of the media are invited to
accompany the Minister on his visit and attend the press conference that
follows.



DATE : Tuesday, March 1, 2005

TIME: 1:40 p.m. (visit of STEDFAST)
2:00 p.m. (press conference)

PLACE: STEDFAST
230 Saint-Charles South Street
Granby



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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Canada Economic Development
    Helene St-Pierre
    Communications Advisor
    (514) 283-2583
    or
    Office of the Honourable Jacques Saada
    Canada Economic Development
    Daniel Dezainde
    Press Secretary
    (514) 496-1282