June 4, 2009
No. A/54

Minister Day to Speak at Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Annual Conference

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will speak at the opening ceremony of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Annual Conference on Friday, June 5, 2009.

Minister Day will discuss the actions being taken by the Government of Canada during the current economic downturn, highlighting key international trade priorities. He will also talk about the issue of protectionism.

Event: Speech (open to media)

Date: Friday, June 5, 2009

Time: 10:00 a.m. PDT

Location: Sea to Sky Ballroom, TELUS Whistler Conference Centre, 4010 Whistler Way, Whistler, 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
www.internationaltrade.gc.ca