Regina Hosts Canadian Capital Cities Organization Conference Capital Convergence: Politics, Economics and Culture

by NationTalk on September 19, 20071084 Views

Tuesday September 18th 2007 – Media Notice
The Canadian Capital Cities Organization (CCCO) is holding its annual conference in Regina from September 18 to 21, 2007.

Media are invited to attend the following sessions at the Hotel Saskatchewan Radisson Plaza:

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 – Wascana Ballroom

9:35 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Mayor Pat Fiacco and Premier Lorne Calvert

9:45 a.m. Political, Economic and Cultural Integration of Aboriginal people in our Capital Cities
Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band, BC

1:30 p.m. Canadian Capital Cities Organization (CCCC) Research Results Presentation
Dr. Enid Slack, Institute on Municipal Finance & Maria DeFalco Centre of Expertise on Culture and CommunitiesThursday, September 20, 2007 – Blue Lounge

10:15 a.m. Dialogue on Provincial – Capital City Relations

2 p.m. Opportunities of Being a Capital City – the Economic Perspective
Paul Martin, Regina Regional Economic Development Authority; Dr. Lynda Haverstock, Tourism Saskatchewan; Ray Parks, Provincial Capital Commission of British Columbia; and Guy Laflamme, National Capital Commission

Friday, September 21, 2007 – Blue Lounge

10 a.m. CCCO Annual General Meeting

Media contact only:
Ann Anderson
Communications Consultant
City of Regina
777-7339

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