Toronto Board of Trade

Toronto Board of Trade

January 19, 2006 06:59 ET

'RESPECT FOR TORONTO'

MAJOR PARTIES TO DISCUSS TORONTO ISSUES Attention: Business/Financial Editor, City Editor, News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2006) - ~ Time for Toronto: Election 2006 ~

· Liberal: Minister of State for Infrastructure and Communities John Godfrey (candidate for Don Valley West)
· NDP: Former bank economist Paul Summerville (candidate for St. Paul's)
· Conservative: International businessman Lewis Reford (candidate for Toronto Centre)

This free public event is the third of three election panel discussions in the Toronto Board of Trade's "Time for Toronto" series.

The discussion will focus on "Respect For Toronto" -- issues such as the $6.6 billion fiscal gap between Toronto taxpayers and the federal government (please note that it is NOT a local candidates' debate).

Attendees should pre-register at www.bot.com/election.

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2006

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Place: Toronto Board of Trade Airport Centre, 830 Dixon Road

NOTES FOR MEDIA: Event is open to all media. Media feed will be available. Please arrive before 6:00 PM for set-up. Panel Discussion will be followed by Toronto Community News 'Election Fest' at same location.
/For further information: www.bot.com/media/ IN: ECONOMY, FINANCE, POLITICS

Contact Information

  • Glen Stone, Public Affairs Manager, Toronto Board of Trade
    Primary Phone: 416-862-4565
    E-mail: gstone@bot.com