Minister of State Menzies to Attend Focus on Canada Event in California to Promote Canada’s Investment Advantages

(No. A/74 - September 22, 2011) The Honourable Ted Menzies, Minister of State (Finance), will travel to Los Angeles on Friday, September 23, 2011, to open the Focus on Canada conference on behalf of the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway.

Minister of State Menzies will highlight Canada’s world-leading economic fundamentals and encourage U.S. investment in Canada during meetings with potential investors in Canada’s thriving digital technology sector.

Through the Financial Times Global Investment Series: Focus on Canada, the Government of Canada is partnering with the Financial Times to bring together business leaders from Canada and the United States and abroad to discuss promising investment opportunities in Canada and the latest trends, key areas of growth, challenges and opportunities emerging as the global economy moves towards recovery.

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For further information, media representatives may contact:

Bram Sepers
Communications
Office of the Minister of State (Finance)
613-996-7861

Jack Aubry
Media Relations
Finance Canada
613-996-8080

Rudy Husny
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-7332

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