May 6, 2009
No. A/44

Minister Day to Hold Media Teleconference

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will hold a media teleconference from Bucharest (Romania) on May 7, 2009, to recap his trade promotion tour in Europe.

While in Europe, Minister Day attended the Canada-EU Summit in Prague (Czech Republic) with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and visited Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvia) and Bucharest (Romania). Minister Day highlighted Canada’s role as a supplier of high-quality goods and services, its expertise in the energy sector, and the importance of the EU as Canada’s second-most important trading partner.

Event: Media teleconference

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2009

Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT

Media representatives interested in participating in the teleconference are invited to contact the Trade Media Relations Office at 613-996-2000 to obtain the teleconference 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