Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency

September 12, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Minister Shea Visits Volunteer Firefighters

SAPRAE CREEK, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2011) - On Monday, September 12, 2011 the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue, joined by MP Brian Jean (Fort McMurray-Athabasca), will meet with local officials and volunteer firefighters at the Saprae Creek Fire Hall to promote the new tax credit for volunteer firefighters. This new tax credit, passed in the 2011 Federal Budget, is available to volunteer firefighters who dedicate over 200 hours of service per year to their communities.

Minister Shea will be available for media opportunities following her speech.

Date: Monday, September 12, 2011
Place: Saprae Creek Fire Hall
215 Freestone Way
Saprae Creek, AB T9H 5B4
Directions: 11 minutes east of Fort McMurray Airport.
Take Hwy 69 East
Turn left on Spruce Valley Drive
Turn left onto Freestone Way
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Contact Information

  • Joanne de Waal
    Communications Manager
    Prairie Region
    Canada Revenue Agency
    403-691-6850
    403-816-6656

    Nancy Bishay
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of National Revenue
    613-995-2960