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REF NO.: 32

SUBJECT: Memorial University and IOC to announce details of new music

DATE: Oct. 5

Note to editors:
Mike Shannon, vice president of Operations and Engineering with the Iron Ore Company (IOC) of Canada, together with Dr. Tom Gordon, director of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Music, will host a news conference at the Labrador West Arts and Culture Centre on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at 2 p.m.
At the news conference they will announce details of Northern Soundscape, an exciting new partnership that will deliver cultural and music opportunities for school-aged students in Labrador West. The innovative music program is being sponsored by IOC and will be implemented through Memorial’s School of Music.
Media agencies are encouraged to send representatives to the news conference.

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For further information, please contact Jeff Green, communications co-ordinator (Marketing and Communications), Memorial University, at 709-737-2142 or, or Michel Filion, director, Communications and Community Relations, Iron Ore Company of Canada, at 514-217-6253 or


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