International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan to Promote Canada’s Free Trade Agenda and Trade Commissioner Service

(No. A/142 - September 14, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will speak to the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters on Wednesday, September 15, 2010, in Toronto, Ontario.

Minister Van Loan will speak about the Government of Canada’s aggressive free trade agenda and highlight the first-ever study on the value of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service. He will also speak about the importance of Canada’s negotiations with the European Union toward a free trade agreement, which represents the most significant trade initiative since the North American Free Trade Agreement. Minister Van Loan will hold a media availability following his remarks.

Event: Media availability and photo opportunity
Date:
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Time:
9:30 a.m. ET
Location:
Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Monika Bujalska
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan
Minister of International Trade
613-992-9304

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000