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Reminder - World’s Financial Capital Focused on Canada

International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan promotes competitive advantages, free trade and investment on official visit to New York City

(No. A/9 – February 2, 2011) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will launch the first “Focus on Canada” conference during his visit to New York City February 3 and 4, 2011, where he will promote Canada as a low-tax destination for investment.

The conference will bring together Canadian, U.S. and international business leaders from a range of sectors to talk about Canada’s economic success story and encourage investment, growth and job creation in Canada.

The following events will be open to the media.

Media representatives interested in attending are asked to register with the International Trade Media Relations Office at 613-996-2000.

Event: Remarks and on-stage discussion moderated by a Financial Times journalist
Thursday, February 3, 2011
9:30 am ET
Harvard Hall, Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street, New York

Event: Media availability
Thursday, February 3, 2011
9:50 am ET
Weld Room, Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street, New York

For more information, 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