Minister Cannon to Address Heads of Diplomatic Missions to Canada

(No. A/151 – October 5, 2010) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will speak to the heads of diplomatic missions to Canada on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, in Ottawa, Ontario.

Minister Cannon will discuss Canada’s international leadership in 2010 and outline the key priorities and initiatives of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. The Minister was originally scheduled to deliver his remarks at the Diplomatic Forum in Charlottetown, P.E.I, on September 29, 2010, but was unable to travel to the Forum due to extended delays of his scheduled commercial flight.

Event: Speech (open to media)
Wednesday, October 6, 2010
4:00 to 4:25 p.m. ET
Cadieux Auditorium, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Members of the media wishing to attend the speech are asked to arrive no later than 3:45 p.m. ET.

For more information, please contact:

Melissa Lantsman
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada