Human Resources, Labour and Employment
Education
October 20, 2008

Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy
Consultations in St. Johnís and Stephenville

The Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment, and the Honourable Joan Burke, Minister of Education, will attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation sessions to be held in St. Johnís and Stephenville on Monday, October 20, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Minister Skinner will attend the session in St. Johnís at the Battery Hotel, and Minister Burke will attend the session in Stephenville at the Holiday Inn.

The Provincial Government will hold public consultation sessions and roundtables in 15 communities across the nine rural secretariat regions of the province. For further information, a consultation booklet is available in print or online at www.gov.nl.ca/hrle/poverty/consultations . Those who wish to make a presentation are encouraged to call toll-free line, 1-866-883-6600, and pre-register; however, everyone is welcome.

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Media contacts:

Ronalda Walsh
Director of Communications
Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment
709-729-0753, 699-7903
ronaldawalsh@gov.nl.ca
Jacquelyn Howard
Director of Communications
Department of Education
709-729-0048, 689-2624
jacquelynhoward@gov.nl.ca

2008 10 20                                                       9:55 a.m.
 


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