September 9, 2009
No. A/84 - Modification (change of speaker and time of speech)

Government of Canada to Celebrate 60 Years of Canada-Israel Relations

The Honourable John Baird, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, will speak on behalf of the Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, as the keynote speaker on Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at an international academic conference celebrating 60 years of Canada-Israel relations.

Minister Baird will mark this important occasion by highlighting the many ties enjoyed by Canada and Israel, including their shared commercial relationship.

Event: Speech (open to media)
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Time:8 p.m. EDT
Location:
Cadieux Auditorium, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, 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