Reminder - Minister Fast to Highlight Economic Benefits of International Education

July 26, 2012 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will highlight the economic benefits international students bring to Canada, on Friday, July 27, 2012.

Minister Fast will discuss the ways the government can continue to attract top talent to Canada’s world-class universities and colleges and retain it, which in turn creates jobs, growth and long-term prosperity across the country.

Event: Speech, media availability and photo opportunity
Date: Friday, July 27, 2012
Time: 10 a.m. PT
Location: Lillooet Room, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia, 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, B.C.

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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