Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

February 24, 2011 08:00 ET

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

SAULT STE. MARIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2011) - On Friday, February 25, 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 Sault Ste. Marie to deliver a speech at Sault 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: Friday, February 25, 2011
Time: 9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Sault College
  Engineering and Skilled Trades section
  208 St. Mary's River Drive
  Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  P6A 5V4

Minister Ashfield will be available for media opportunities prior to the roundtable session.

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

Parking is available at Sault College.

Contact Information

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