Minister Cannon to Host Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Centennial Event

(No. A/51 - May 29, 2009)The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will host a celebratory event commemorating Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada’s centennial anniversary. The event will take place in the lobby of the Lester B. Pearson Building at 125 Sussex Drive in Ottawa.

Minister Cannon will unveil the centennial commemorative stamp and centennial plaque. He will also deliver brief remarks about the important role that the department’s employees play in representing Canada at home and abroad and about the history and future of the department.

Event: Speech by Minister Cannon
Date: Monday, June 1, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT
Location: Main lobby, Lester B. Pearson Building, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Sarafian
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada