Minister Cannon to Hold Media Availability Following Teleconference with U.S. Secretary of State Clinton

(No. A/18 - January 22, 2010) Due to the cancellation of his scheduled commercial flight, the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will not travel to Washington D.C. today. He will instead hold a bilateral teleconference from Ottawa with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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

Event: Media availability
Friday, January 22, 2010
3:45 p.m. ET
Cadieux Auditorium, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Canadian media representatives wishing to participate by phone are asked to use the following call-in numbers: 613-960-7526 or 1‑877‑413‑4814.

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