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

May 30, 2013 - Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is pleased to again take part in Doors Open Ottawa. Drop by to learn more about various DFAIT services offered to Canadians and enjoy special exhibits and activities.

Get summer-travel ready with safe-travel tips and information on how to stay connected to Canada in case of an emergency, or get an inside look at DFAIT’s Emergency Watch and Response Centre.

See how Canada’s principled foreign policy protects and promotes the country’s interests and values around the world.

To celebrate Canada’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council, admire a selection of Inuit art, including prints, textiles, carvings and drawings. There are also activities for children in the Kids’ Arctic Zone.

Doors Open Ottawa is the National Capital Region’s largest heritage event, unlocking more than a hundred 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.

Event: Doors Open Ottawa
Saturday, June 1, 2013
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET
Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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