Reminder - Minister of State Ablonczy to Promote Safety of Canadians Travelling Abroad

February 16, 2012 - The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), will participate in an outreach event on February 16, 2012, to promote safe travel habits among Canadians who travel abroad.

This event is part of a larger outreach effort to raise awareness of the Registration of Canadians Abroad service and provide consular materials and information to Canadians travelling abroad.

Event: Photo opportunity
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2012
Time:
Approximately 2 p.m. ET
Location:
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, 1000 Airport Parkway Private, Ottawa

Media representatives interested in participating are asked to contact the Airport Authority’s media line at 613-248-2050 to confirm attendance. Media representatives are asked to park in the parkade. The Airport Authority will provide parking vouchers to media representatives who participate in this event.

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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