The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

April 24, 2012 06:00 ET

The Hon. Peter MacKay to Address Economic Club

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2012) - As Canada focuses on a return to balanced budgets, the relationship between defence spending and Canada's defence industry is being explored anew. The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, plans to discuss the Government's investments in National Defence, the Defence portfolios relationship with Canadian business and the impact of Defence spending in Canadian communities. Minister MacKay will also speak to the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy and the opportunities available for small to medium sized business across Canada emanating from the $33 billion investment in Canadian shipbuilding.

WHO: The Hon. Peter MacKay
Minister of National Defence
Government of Canada
WHAT: Address to the Economic Club of Canada
"Defence Relationship with Canadian Business"
DATE: Tuesday, April 24th, 2012
TIME: 7:45 am - 9:00 am
WHERE: The Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information about
    the event, please contact: Economic Club of Canada
    D'Arcy McDonell, Director of Communications
    613.369.4363
    613.686.6568 (FAX)
    mcdonell@economicclub.ca