Reminder - International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan to Open Fifth Round of Canada-European Union Trade Negotiations

(No. A/157 - October 15, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will speak to negotiators at the opening plenary session of the fifth round of Canada-European Union trade negotiations on October 18, 2010.

Minister Van Loan will highlight the importance of building an ambitious and comprehensive trade agreement with the European Union to open new markets for Canadian companies and create jobs for Canadians.

Event: Speech
Monday, October 18, 2010
9 a.m. ET
Live webcast (floor):
Live webcast (English only):

For information on the Canada-European Union negotiations, please visit Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Negotiations.

For more information, or to arrange an interview with Minister Van Loan following his remarks, please contact:

Monika Bujalska
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Peter Van Loan
Minister of International Trade

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada