Minister Van Loan Opens African Innovation and Technology Conference

(No. A/24 – February 4, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will deliver the opening remarks at a conference celebrating innovation and technological advances in Africa, entitled Africa’s New Frontier.

Minister Van Loan will discuss new opportunities for Canada-Africa commercial relations, highlighting positive developments. He will use this opportunity to emphasize Canada’s commitment to economic integration, including growing trade and investment with this important region.

Event: Remarks
Thursday, February 4, 2010
9:30 a.m. ET
Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Monika Bujalska
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Trade

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada