Reminder - Minister of State Ablonczy to Hold Media Teleconference

(No. A/72 - September 14, 2011) The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), will hold a media teleconference to discuss her visit to Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

Minister of State Ablonczy will speak to the important role consular services play for Canadians travelling and living abroad, as well as the Government of Canada’s Americas strategy, a foreign-policy priority. Following a brief statement, the Minister of State will take questions from media representatives.

Event: Media teleconference
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2011
Time: 9:35 a.m. ET

Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 (Canada and the United States toll-free) or 613-690-7526. The access code is 7543281.

For more information, please contact:

John Babcock
Senior Communications Adviser
Office of the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs)
613-944-2300

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