Minister Cannon to Hold Media Availability and Teleconference from Resolute Bay on Canada’s Continental Shelf Mapping Exercise

[This media advisory has been modified: new version.]

( The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a teleconference during his visit to Resolute Bay and the Borden Island ice camp, where he will meet those collecting data to prepare Canada’s submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.

Following the teleconference, Minister Cannon will be available to take questions from media representatives.

Event: Media teleconference
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
3:30 p.m. local time; 4:30 p.m. ET
Polar Continental Shelf Program base, Resolute Bay

Media representatives wishing to participate are asked to use one of the following call-in numbers: 1-877-413-4814 (North America) or 613-960-7527 (local or international calls). The access code is 4106005.

For more information, please contact:

Ève Cardinal
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada