Minister Cannon, Minister MacKay and Minister Oda to Hold a Media Availability and Make an Important Announcement

(No. A/173 - November 15, 2010) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, will hold a media availability at which they will make an important announcement on Tuesday, November 16, 2010.

Following brief statements, the ministers will take questions from media representatives.

Event: Media availability (open to media only)
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Time: 12:30 p.m. ET
Location: Cadieux Auditorium, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives wishing to participate via teleconference should register with the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874.

For more information, please contact:

Melissa Lantsman
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
613-995-1851

Jay Paxton
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of National Defence
613-996-3100

Isabelle Bouchard
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
819-953-6238