July 9, 2009
No. A/72

Minister Day to Speak to Economic Club of Penticton

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will deliver a speech to the Economic Club of Penticton on Friday, July 10, 2009.

Minister Day will discuss Canada's trade priorities and priority markets, highlighting the competitive advantages of conducting business in Canada. He will also speak about how the government is working to create new opportunities for Canadian businesses in international markets, focusing on the government's proactive approach to fighting protectionism.

Event: Speech (open to media)
Date: Friday, July 10, 2009
Time: noon PDT
Location: La Casa Ouzeria Restaurant, 1090 Main Street, Penticton, 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