Reminder - International Trade Minister Ed Fast to Highlight Benefits of Canada-EU Trade to Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce

October 31, 2012 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will meet with Ray Bassett, Ireland’s Ambassador to Canada, and members of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce on November 1, to discuss how Canada and Ireland can work together toward a strong Canada-EU free trade agreement as Ireland prepares to assume the presidency of the European Union.

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

Event: Speech (open to media) and media availability
Date:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Time:
8:15 a.m. ET
Location:
Official Residence of the Irish Ambassador to Canada, 291 Park Road, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information or to schedule an interview, 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
rudy.husny@international.gc.ca

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