September 9, 2009
No. A/86

Briefing on Prime Minister’s Visit to Washington and New York

Senior government officials will hold a briefing on Monday, September 14, 2009, on Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s visit to Washington, D.C., on September 16, 2009, to meet U.S. President Barack Obama.

Following his visit to Washington, the Prime Minister will travel to New York City on September 17, where he will address the Canadian American Business Council and Canadian Association of New York.

Officials will be available to respond to questions (not for cameras; attribution to senior government officials).

Event: Briefing (open to media only)

Date: Monday, September 14, 2009

Time: 1 p.m. EDT

Location: National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives interested in attending or participating by teleconference should register by contacting the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874.

For more information, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada