CAMPBELL'S BAY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - Representatives of the media are invited to a news conference during which the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for Pontiac, acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of State for Canada Economic Development, will make a major announcement regarding the Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) of Outaouais.

Date: Friday, March 18, 2011  
   
   
Time: 2:00 p.m.  
   
   
Location: SADC Pontiac CFDC
1409 Road 148
Campbell's Bay, Quebec

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Contact Information: Canada Economic Development
Francois Belisle
Communications
819-825-3976
francois.belisle@dec-ced.gc.ca
or
Canada Economic Development
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Benoit Fortin - Special Assistant, Communications
819-997-3319
benoit.fortin@dec-ced.gc.ca