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WHITEHORSE, YT, Oct. 15, 2013 – The Conference Board of Canada will hold a news conference onWednesday, October 16, to release its economic and fiscal forecast for the three Northern territories, and to discussCanada’s North Summit 2013.
The summit will bring together Aboriginal, business, government and community leaders for a discussion of the North’s current challenges and opportunities.
|When:||Wednesday, October 16, 10:15 a.m. Pacific Time|
|(Summit takes place October 16-17)|
|Who:||Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada, will present the findings of theTerritorial Outlook-Autumn 2013|
|Media availability from:|
|The Hon. Currie Dixon, Yukon Minister of Environment, Minister of Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission|
|Anja B. Jeffrey|
|Director, Centre for the North,The Conference Board of Canada|
|Where:||Coast High Country Inn|
|4051-4th Ave., Whitehorse|
|Note:||Other speakers attending the two-day Summit include:|
For the full schedule and times, visit:
Follow the Canada’s North Summit 2013 on twitter with the hashtag: #northsummit2013
The event is sponsored by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor), Cisco Systems Canada Co., GE Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Yukon Economic Development, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, MNP LLP, and Stratos
Media are asked to register in advance, as space is limited.
For more information or media accreditation, contact:
Brent Dowdall, Media Relations,
Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 448, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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