Minister of State Kent to Announce Plan to Green G-8 and G-20 Summits

(No. A/104 - June 17, 2010) The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), will hold a media event at Coronation and Battery Park in Toronto on Friday, June 18, 2010, to announce the Government of Canada’s plan to green the G-8 and G-20 summits.

He will participate in a planting ceremony for 20 mature trees—one for each delegation visiting the city for the G-20 Summit.

Event: Media availability
Friday, June 18, 2010
3:30 p.m. ET
Coronation and Battery Park, Lakeshore Boulevard West and Strachan Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Meredith McDonald
Senior Communications Adviser
Office of the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas)

Muskoka 2010 G-8 Summit media inquiries: 1-877-328-9968 (Canada and the United States); 416-607-2369 (all other locations)

G-20 Toronto Summit media inquiries: 1-877-661-2353 (Canada and the United States); 416-607-2370 (all other locations)