Reminder - International Trade Minister Ed Fast to Hold Pre-Budget Consultation and Discuss Benefits of Canada-European Union Trade Agreement with Canadian Business Leaders

February 2, 2012 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will take part in a pre-Budget round-table discussion on February 3, 2012 and will provide an update to the Canada Europe Roundtable for Business on progress to date in the Canada-European Union trade negotiations.

Following his remarks, Minister Fast will be available to take questions from the media.

Event: Remarks (open to media), photo-opportunity and media availability
Date:
Friday, February 3, 2012
Time:
1:15 p.m. ET
Location:
Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP, 4000-199 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario

Media wishing to attend should register with the Trade Media Relations Office at cmr@international.gc.ca by 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 3, 2012.

For more information, please contact:

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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