Reminder - Baird to Lead Parliamentary Delegation to Haiti

January 16, 2012 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will travel to Haiti on January 16, 2012. He will be accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary Bob Dechert, New Democrat Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière, and Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic Dominic LeBlanc.

In Haiti, Minister Baird will meet with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Garry Conille for discussion on topics including governance improvements and earthquake recovery. Minister Baird will also host a round table with representatives of Canadian companies working in Haiti.

Minister Baird will be available to the media by teleconference.

Event: Media call back
Date:
Monday, January 16, 2012
Time:
1:30 p.m. ET

Media representatives wishing to participate in this media call back should dial 1-877-413-4814 (Canada and the United States toll-free) or 613-960-7526. The access code is 8787232.

For more information, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-995-1874
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