(No. A/71 - July 7, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will host a special event on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, to mark the visit to Canada by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan in celebration of the 80th anniversary of Canada-Japan diplomatic relations.
The Minister will deliver brief remarks, after which there will be performances and presentations including:
Event: Photo opportunity and special event
Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT
Location: Lobby and Cadieux Auditorium, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Media representatives should arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. for set-up.
Media representatives wishing to participate are requested to RSVP by calling the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874 before 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7.
Upon arrival, media representatives are required to present proper identification for accreditation.
For more information, please contact:
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada