April 24, 2009
No. A/38

Minister Day to Visit Washington

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will travel to Washington, D.C., from April 27 to 28 to attend a series of trade-related meetings.

While in Washington, Minister Day will meet with senior U.S. government officials and representatives from the business community. He will address the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, highlighting the importance of the strong Canada-U.S. commercial partnership.


Event: Joint photo opportunity with U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk
Date: Monday, April 27, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m. EDT
Location: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
600 17th Street NW
Winder Building
Washington, D.C. 

Note: Media must RSVP to Trinh Nguyen in the USTR Press Office at 202-395-3230 or TNguyen@ustr.eop.gov by Monday, April 27 at 8:30 a.m. Please provide name and media outlet. Media should plan to clear security and be in place by 10:45 a.m.

Event: Media availability 
Date: Monday, April 27, 2009
Time: 2:45 p.m. EDT 
Location: Canadian Embassy
6th floor terrace
501 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 

Event: Speech (open to media) 
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 
Time: 9:00 a.m. EDT
Location: U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Herman Lemay Room
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C.

For more information, please contact:

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

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada