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Media Advisory/Photo Op
May 10, 2007


The Security and Prosperity Partnership
promises poverty and anxiety


WHO: Corina Crawley, CUPE senior research officer and John Foster, North South Institute representative on behalf of Common Frontiers.


WHAT: Presentation to the Standing Committee on International Trade.


WHERE: Room 701, La Promenade Building, 151 Sparks Street, Ottawa


WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 2007, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


WHY: Ms Crawley and Mr Foster will address the concerns related to further integration of continental trade and the growing gap between rich and poor in Canada, the United States and Mexico. They will also discuss the impact of privatization and deregulation of public infrastructure and natural resources.


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For more information please contact:
Corina Crawley, 613-237-1590 ext. 253 or 613-447-1590 (cell.);
John Foster, 613-241-3535 ext. 251