Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

February 23, 2011 11:44 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Keith Ashfield to Deliver Speech on the Underground Economy and Hold Roundtable Discussion With Taxpayers

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2011) - On Thursday, February 24, 2011, the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway will be in Thunder Bay to deliver a speech at Confederation College and participate in a roundtable discussion with local business leaders as part of a series of economic consultations with taxpayers across the country.

Minister Ashfield will also talk about how the Government of Canada is supporting job-creating businesses and working to combat the underground economy through outreach, education and communication, as well as through audit and enforcement programs.

  Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011
  Time: 9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
  Location: Confederation College
    McIntyre Building, Student Commons
    1450 Nakina Drive
    ThunderBay, Ontario
    P7C 4W1

After the roundtable session, Minister Ashfield will be available for media opportunities.

Media is invited to attend the first 5 minutes of the roundtable for photographs only.

Parking is available at Confederation College.

Contact Information

  • Canada Revenue Agency
    Sam Papadopoulos
    Senior Communications Advisor - Ontario Region
    416-952-9184
    416-275-4823
    or
    Office of the Minister of National Revenue
    Erin Filliter
    Director of Communications
    613-995-2960