April 22, 2009
No. A/37

Minister Day to Meet with Provincial and Territorial Trade Ministers

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will meet with provincial and territorial trade ministers in Ottawa on April 23, 2009.

Minister Day continues to represent Canada’s interests and recognizes the provinces and territories as key partners in supporting Canadian success in international markets. This meeting will provide a forum for discussion on how to make Canada more competitive in global markets, while presenting an opportunity for consultations among the governments. The meeting will focus on key initiatives to help the economy.

Ministers will provide an overview of their discussions during a media availability at the conclusion of their meeting.

Event: Media availability
Date: Thursday, April 23, 2009
Time: 12:45 p.m. EDT
Location: Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives unable to attend in person and wishing to participate by phone are asked to contact the International Trade Media Relations Office at 613-996-2000 to obtain the call-in number and passcode.

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