Government Services
Transportation and Works
November 18, 2008

Media Advisory: Ministers Attend Events for
National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims

The Honourable Kevin O�Brien, Minister of Government Services, will lay a wreath at the Foxtrap weigh scales tomorrow (Wednesday, November 19) to honour road crash victims on Canada�s first National Day of Remembrance at 12:00 noon.

In addition, the Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development, on behalf of the Honourable Trevor Taylor, Minister of Transportation and Works, will speak at a ceremony marking the National Day of Remembrance, tomorrow (Wednesday, November 19). The ceremony starts at 6:30 p.m. at St. John�s City Hall.

In March 2008, the United Nations called for a global recognition to remember those who had been injured or killed in road collisions.

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Media contacts:
Vanessa Colman-Sadd
Director of Communications
Department of Government Services
709-729-4860, 682-6593
David Salter
Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
709-729-3015, 691-3577
Scott Barfoot
Director of Communications
Department of Innovation, Trade and Rural Development
709-729-4570, 690-6290 

2008 11 18                                                     10:10 a.m.

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