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(Wednesday, September 12, 2001)-- Due to emergency efforts underway at many major centres across the country to assist passengers travelling on U.S. flights diverted to Canada, Mayor Peter Kelly announced today the Conference of Big Cities Mayors scheduled for Halifax later this week has been cancelled.

Mayor Kelly said the Federation of Canadian Municipalities endorsed the decision and the conference has been re-scheduled for October 26-28 at Halifax City Hall. It was originally scheduled to begin this Friday and conclude on Sunday.

Among the topics that were to be discussed at the weekend conference were:

FCM Federal Budget Submission

Progress on Ten Point Plan for Charter Cities

Establishment of Research Network and Strategic Alliances

Trade Policy and Municipal Government.

Environment and the Economy

National Housing Policy

Rights-of-Way Activities

Urban Transportation

Update on Green Funds

Packaging Protocol

FCM Quality of Life Reporting System


Mayor Peter Kelly

(902) 490-4010 .

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