Reminder - International Trade Minister Peter Van Loan to Discuss Canada’s Engagement in Africa on Visit to Toronto

Africa Rising: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Frontiers Conference to hear of Harper government’s commitment to open new markets for Canadians

(No. A/20 - March 14, 2011) The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade will participate in the Africa Rising: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Frontiers Conference at the MaRS Discovery Centre in Toronto on Tuesday, March 15, 2011.

During his remarks, Minister Van Loan will discuss Canada’s engagement in Africa. He will also highlight the Harper government’s commitment to an ambitious free trade and investment agenda that is opening new markets, creating opportunities for Canadian businesses and jobs for Canadian workers. 

Event: Africa Rising: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Frontiers Conference
Date:
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Time:
Speech 12:45 p.m. ET
Location:
MaRS Auditorium, MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, 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
monika.bujalska@international.gc.ca

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