Minister Cannon to Give Speech on Haiti

(No. A/90 - May 20, 2010) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will give a speech on Haiti at the International Conference of the Groupe de réflexion et d’action pour une Haïti nouvelle [Reflection and Action Group for a New Haiti] (GRAHN), on Friday, May 21, 2010, in Montréal.

The GRAHN is composed of representatives of the Haitian diaspora in Canada dedicated to building a better future in Haiti.

Following his speech, Minister Cannon will respond to questions from the media.

Event: Speech
Friday, May 21, 2010
8:30 a.m. ET
Galerie Rolland, sixth floor, École Polytechnique de Montréal, 2500, chemin de Polytechnique, Montréal (Québec)

Media wishing to participate must be accredited at the event, and are asked to arrive early to arrange accreditation upon entry.

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