Reminder - Harper Government to Highlight European Demand for Iconic Canadian Brands and Products

November 12, 2012 - Throughout the week beginning November 13, 2012, Harper government ministers and members of Parliament will meet with the business owners, workers and industry stakeholders who bring us some of Canada’s most renowned and iconic brands and products to highlight how a free trade agreement with the European Union will help boost Canadian exports.

On November 16, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour, will visit Tilley Endurables, makers of the famous Tilley hat, to highlight this iconic Canadian brand as one of many Ontario exports that will benefit from an ambitious Canada-EU trade agreement.

Event: Remarks and photo opportunity
Date:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Time:
10 a.m. ET
Location:
Tilley Endurables, 60 Gervais Drive, Toronto, Ontario

On November 16, the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue, will meet with key representatives of the potato industry to highlight this iconic Canadian product as one of many P.E.I. exports that will benefit from an ambitious Canada-EU trade agreement.

Event: Remarks and photo opportunity
Date:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Time:
Noon, AT
Location:
Delta Prince Edward Hotel, 18 Queen Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

On November 16, the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board of Canada, will meet with representatives of Langford Canoe to highlight this iconic Canadian brand as one of many Ontario exports that will benefit from an ambitious Canada-EU trade agreement.

Event: Remarks and photo opportunity
Date:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Time:
2 p.m. ET
Location:
Langford Canoe, Highway 60, Dwight, 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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