March 25, 2009
No. A/24

Minister Day to Speak to Pacific Gateway Forum 09

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will speak at the Pacific Gateway Forum 09 on Friday, March 27, 2009. The forum will highlight the future of British Columbia’s trading economy, focusing on issues such as transportation infrastructure, more efficient border access, labour mobility, skills development and ways to increase international trade.

Minister Day will speak about the Government of Canada’s role in the Pacific Gateway Strategy and how the country is positioning itself in high-profile Asia Pacific and North American markets.

Event: Speech (open to media)
Date: Friday, March 27, 2009
Time: 10:45 a.m. PDT
Location: Pacific Ballroom
The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 West Georgia St.
Vancouver, British Columbia

For more information, please contact:

Mélisa Leclerc
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-6186

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000