Minister Cannon and Minister MacKay to Hold Media Availability

(No. A/8 – January 16, 2010) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, will provide an update on the situation in Haiti on Sunday, January 17, 2010.

Following their statements, senior representatives from Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the Canadian International Development Agency and the Department of National Defence will also be present to answer questions (not for cameras; attribution to senior government officials).

Canadian media representatives wishing to participate by phone are asked to use the following call-in number: 613-960-7520 or 877-413-4803.

Event: Media availability
Sunday, January 17, 2010
8:30 a.m. ET
National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street, 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