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Reminder - International Trade Minister Ed Fast to Discuss Energy Trade with Asia in Vancouver

April 2, 2013 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will give the keynote address, on April 3, 2013, at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada’s 2013 Pacific Energy Summit. The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), will also attend.

Speaking to an audience of energy-sector experts from Canada, the United States and Asia, Minister Fast will emphasize the Harper government’s focus on supporting jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity for Canadian workers and families by increasing trade ties with fast-growing Asian markets.

Following the speech, Minister Fast and Minister of State Wong will hold a brief media availability.

Event: Remarks (open to media), photo opportunity and media availability
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
9 a.m. PT
Park Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

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

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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