Telesat Thanks the Canadian Government for Invitation to Participate in Today's Pre-budget Consultation Roundtable Held in

Telesat Thanks the Canadian Government for Invitation to Participate in 
Today's Pre-budget Consultation Roundtable Held in Victoria, BC 
OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Telesat, Canada's premiere satellite operator, 
would like to express its appreciation to Finance Minister James Flaherty and 
the Canadian Government for its invitation to participate in today's 
pre-budget consultation roundtable that focused on the continued 
implementation of Canada's Economic Action Plan and on addressing long-term 
economic challenges. The four hour session involved participants across all 
regions of the country drawn from business, academia and key stakeholder 
organizations. 
"Telesat applauds and fully supports discussions like today's that reflect the 
strong commitment of the federal government to work closely with industry and 
other key groups to find the best collective path forward to meet Canada's 
economic needs," said Dan Goldberg, President and CEO of Telesat. "Telesat 
greatly appreciates the opportunity to be involved in this pre-budget 
consultation and looks forward to working with Minister Flaherty and other 
leaders in the public and private sectors to forge policies and programs that 
will support the competitiveness of Canadian industry and benefit all 
Canadians." 
About Telesat (www.telesat.com)
Telesat is a leading global fixed satellite services operator providing 
reliable and secure satellite-delivered communications solutions worldwide to 
broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers. Headquartered in 
Ottawa, Canada, with offices and facilities around the world, the company's 
state-of-the-art fleet consists of 13 satellites and the Canadian payload on 
ViaSat-1, plus one satellite awaiting launch. Telesat also manages the 
operations of additional satellites for third parties. Privately held, 
Telesat's principal shareholders are Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment 
Board and Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: 
LORL). 
Gerry Nagler, Telesat +1 908 470-4907 (gnagler@telesat.com) 
SOURCE: Telesat Canada 
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