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FINANCE--Minister of Finance to Speak in Port Hawkesbury
Finance Minister Bill Gillis will be speaking to the Strait Area
Chamber of Commerce in Port Hawkesbury at noon today, Sept. 29.
The minister will speak on the state of the province's finances
and the challenges facing the government as it draws up its
budget for the spring of 1998. 

The event will be held at the Wandlyn Inn, Hawkesbury Room, in
Port Hawkesbury. Dr. Gillis will be available to answer questions
following the speech.

Similar sessions are planned for New Glasgow, Sydney and Halifax.
In June and July, the minister spoke on a similar topic in
Springhill, Bridgewater, Yarmouth and Kentville.


Contact: Bruce Cameron
         Department of Finance

         Ellen Cecchetto
         Strait Area Chamber of Commerce

ngr               September 29, 1997                8:40 am