July 24, 2009
No. A/76

Minister Day to Speak at Second Canada-China-Israel Roundtable on Agri-Innovation

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will be the keynote speaker at the second Canada-China-Israel Roundtable on Agri-Innovation on Monday, July 27, 2009. This annual event is hosted by International Science and Technology Partnerships Canada, the Canada-Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Minister Day will speak about the growing importance of science cooperation and how it will contribute to stimulating economic growth and building international relations. He will also discuss how the Government of Canada is taking a proactive approach to opening doors for Canadian business and investors around the world by helping them compete in global markets..

Event: Speech (open to media)
Date: Monday, July 27, 2009
Time: 7:30 p.m. EDT
Location: Adam Room, 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