Canadian students learn about the power of sport and play in achieving Canada's development goals

October 29, 2013

OTTAWA — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, will deliver remarks to students at Emily Carr Middle School as part of Right To Play's National Inspirational Speaker Series.

The Minister will be joined by Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play Founder, President and CEO, as well as Perdita Felicien, Olympian and champion hurdler.

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Emily Carr Middle School - Great Hall
2681 Innes Road
Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, media should contact:

Margaux Stastny, Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Development and La Francophonie
Telephone: 819-953-6238

Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
Telephone: 819-995-1874
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