Canada supports deployment of Canadian Red Cross aid workers

Ottawa-The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, along with Mrs. Laureen Harper will be meeting with 12 Canadian Red Cross aid workers from across Canada who will be departing for the Philippines.

Date:         Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Time:         12:30 p.m.
Location:    Canadian Red Cross
                 170 Metcalfe Street
                 Ottawa, Ontario

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For more information, media should contact:

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

Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
Telephone: 613-995-1874