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A Conversation with Jim Flaherty

A Conversation with Jim Flaherty - Luncheon
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Date: 11/12/2013
Time: 11:30 AM TO 1:30 PM

Westin Edmonton

(780) 426-4620

Event Description:

A Conversation on the State of the Canadian Economy with Minister of Finance Hon. Jim Flaherty


Moderated by James Rajotte
MP Edmonton - Leduc

Join us for A Conversation with Canada’s Finance Minister. Come enjoy an intimate experience as Hon. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, and James Rajotte, MP for Edmonton-Leduc and Chair of the House of Commons Finance Committee discuss Canada’s performance in the global economy.

Learn about the plans that our federal government has in the coming months as they work to keeping our economy strong and getting us back to a balanced budget.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Westin Edmonton Hotel
10135 100 Street
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Members $49.95 + GST
Non Members $69.95 + GST
Tables of 10 Available

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