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Reminder - Minister Fast to Make Announcement Related to Canada-Burma Trade Ties

July 24, 2012 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will make an announcement related to the deepening of Canada-Burma trade relations on Wednesday, July 25, 2012.

Minister Fast will highlight the government’s steps to protect and strengthen the financial security of hard-working Canadians and their families by deepening our trading relationships in dynamic and fast-growing markets like Burma.

The announcement will follow a round-table meeting, co-hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the law firm Heenan Blaikie, to discuss new opportunities in Burma for Canadian companies.

Event: Media availability and photo opportunity
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
9:45 a.m. ET
The East Gallery, 334 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario

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

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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