Minister Ceci to Boost Investor Relations

Minister Ceci to Boost Investor Relations

 

Finance Minister Joe Ceci will travel to Toronto and New York City to promote the Alberta Jobs Plan to investors and credit rating agencies.

Minister Ceci will arrive in Toronto on April 25 and return from New York City on April 29. He will meet with international investors and credit rating agencies. He will also speak at the Economic Club of Canada and Canadian Association of New York.

“I’m looking forward to promoting Budget 2016: The Alberta Jobs Plan in the financial centres of the U.S. and Canada. The opportunity to meet face-to-face with business leaders not only helps raise our profile, but also provides a valuable opportunity to highlight Alberta as one of the world’s most stable and progressive energy producers.”

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board, Minister of Financee

The stops in Toronto and New York City are part of the Minister’s post-budget tour. Other post-budget tour activities have included meetings with chambers of commerce, non-profit organizations and professional associations around Alberta.

“Budget 2016 has a plan to enhance our fiscal climate for job creation and economic diversification. It is also focused on taking steps to control costs. We want the financial community to understand the global price shock Alberta faces, along with the prudent path we’ve taken to address this challenge, and the fact our province remains a great place to invest and do business.”

Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board, Minister of Finance

The estimated cost for the out-of-country travel, meals, accommodation, ground transportation and incidentals is $5,700. The Minister will be accompanied by one political staff member and two ministry staff members.

Itinerary for Minister Ceci*

Date   Event
April 25 Travel to Toronto
Meeting with Standard & Poor’s
Meeting with DBRS
Meeting with Moody’s Investors Service
Meeting with domestic borrowing syndicate banks
April 26 Deliver speech at Economic Club of Canada
Meeting with economists
Travel to New York City
April 27 Economic Breakfast Roundtable
Media interviews
Meetings with investors
Dinner meeting with CIBC World Markets
April 28 Energy Breakfast Roundtable
Deliver speech at Canadian Association of New York
Meetings with investors
April 29 Travel back to Alberta

*Subject to change