Reminder - Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Opens its Doors for Doors Open Ottawa

May 30, 2012 - Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is pleased to take part in this year’s edition of Doors Open Ottawa. Drop by to learn more about Canada’s diplomatic presence around the world and various DFAIT services.

Event: Doors Open Ottawa
Date:
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Time:
10 a.m. to 4. p.m.
Location:
Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Travelling abroad this summer? Get some sound advice on safe travel and how to stay connected to Canada in case of an emergency. Passport Canada will be present to help visitors requiring a passport complete their electronic application form.

New this year: a tour of DFAIT’s Emergency Watch and Response Centre. Take a behind-the-scenes look at what happens during an emergency response abroad. At the event, participants will be invited to fill out a questionnaire to enter a draw.

Doors Open Ottawa is the National Capital Region’s largest heritage event, unlocking more than 100 of the city’s most architecturally interesting and historically significant buildings.

Media representatives wishing to attend should register with the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office.

For more information, please contact:

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