June 2, 2009
No. A/52

Minister Day to Deliver Keynote Address at International Trade Day

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will be the keynote speaker at International Trade Day in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. International Trade Day is an annual event hosted by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Minister Day’s speech will highlight Canada’s priorities in international trade and investment over the past year. He will also make important announcements relating to funding opportunities for Canadian business and communities.

Minister Day will take questions from the media following his speaking engagement.

Event: Speech (open to media)

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Time: 1:15 p.m. EDT

Location: Adam Room, Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Event: Media availability

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Time: 1:45 p.m. EDT

Location: Peacock Alley, Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario

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
www.internationaltrade.gc.ca