Minister Cannon to Hold Media Availability on Resolute Bay and Borden Island Visit

(No. A/60 - April 8, 2010) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media availability to discuss his visit to Resolute Bay and the Borden Island ice camp, where he met those collecting data to prepare Canada’s submission to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.

Following a short statement, Minister Cannon will be available to take questions from media representatives.

Event: Media availability
Thursday, April 8, 2010
1 p.m. ET
Cadieux Auditorium, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives wishing to participate are requested to RSVP by calling the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874 before noon on Thursday, April 8, 2010.

Media interested in attending must register at the Lester B. Pearson Building reception desk. Photo identification will be required.

Camera setup should take place by 12:45 p.m.

Canadian media representatives wishing to participate by telephone are asked to use one of the following call-in numbers: 1-877-413-4814 (North America) or 613-960-7526 (local or international calls). The access code is 4106005. Please note that there will be no question and answer option for phone participants.

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