Results of 2006 Competitive Alternatives Study: KPMG

Toronto (ots/PRNewswire) - KPMG will unveil the results of its
2006 Competitive Alternatives study on March 21st, 9:30 a.m. in the TSX Gallery Room.

The 2004 edition of Competitive Alternatives acknowledged Canada as the most cost efficient G7 country in which to locate business operations. The press conference will declare the 2006 cost competitiveness leader among nine industrialized countries, and will discuss the impact of the rising dollar on Canada's ability to compete globally.

For reporters interested in discussing Canada's competitive advantages in the global marketplace, Mark MacDonald, Director with KPMG's advisory services practice and Glen Mair and Stuart MacKay, authors of the Competitive Alternatives study, will be available at the technical briefing for journalists.

What: KPMG's 2006 Competitive Alternatives Study: A Guide to International Business Cost. ( When: Tuesday, March 21, 9:30 am ET
Where: TSX Gallery Room, 130 King Street West
Mark MacDonald, Director with KPMG's Advisory practice in Toronto Glen Mair, Director, MMK Consulting Inc
Stuart MacKay, Director, MMK Consulting Inc.

What is Competitive Alternatives Study?

Competitive Alternatives is KPMG's comprehensive guide for comparing business costs in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. The 2006 study is the most thorough comparison of international business cost even undertaken by KPMG, and contains essential information for any company seeking a cost advantage in locating international business operations.

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For further information: Media Contacts: Sharon Godsell, Media
Relations, KPMG, +1-416-777-3533,; Julie Bannerjea,
Senior Manager, Media Relations, KPMG, +1-416-777-3243,