Minister Cannon to Visit Canadian Ice Service in Ottawa

(No. A/33 - April 8, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will visit Environment Canada’s Canadian Ice Service Operations Centre on Thursday, April 9, 2009. He will be briefed on the mandate of the Canadian Ice Service, as well as the importance of Arctic observational systems, such as Canada’s RADARSAT satellites. The Minister will be available for a photo opportunity and will be answering questions.

Media interested in covering this event must register with the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874 no later than 10 a.m. on April 9, 2009.

Event: Visit to the Canadian Ice Service
Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009
Time: Noon EDT
Location: Canadian Ice Service Operations Centre, St. Andrew St. entrance, LaSalle Academy Building, 373 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Sarafian
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
613-995-1851

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-995-1874