Reminder - Minister Van Loan to Promote Canada’s Economic Success Story to U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Minister will highlight strong Canada-U.S. ties

(No. A/87 - May 14, 2010) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will address the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 18, 2010.

Minister Van Loan will discuss the importance of the Canada-U.S. economic relationship and the need for continuing vigilance against protectionist measures, such as “Buy American” provisions. He will also outline Canada’s ambitious free trade agenda and commitment to opening doors to commercial partnerships around the world.

Event: Speech and media availability
Date:
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Time:
4 p.m. ET
Location:
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Media interested in attending this event are asked to RSVP to press@uschamber.com by Monday, May 17.

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