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Transportation and Works
August 27, 2010

Media Advisory: Minister to Appear before Canada Industrial Relations Board Regarding Port of Montreal

The Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Transportation and Works, will appear before a hearing of the Canada Industrial Relations Board to argue that the shipment of goods to the Island of Newfoundland through the Port of Montreal should be designated an essential service under the Canada Labour Code.

The hearing is scheduled for today (Friday, August 27) at 9:30 a.m. EST, at the Canadian Industrial Relations Board, 9th Floor, Tour McGill College, 1501 McGill College Avenue, Montreal, Quebec.

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Media contact:

Roger Scaplen
Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
709-729-3015, 697-5267

2010 08 27                                                      9:00 a.m.

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