Reminder - Ministers Baird and Fast to Highlight Close Canada-European Union Ties

May 8, 2013 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will attend the annual Europe Day celebrations in Ottawa. They will underline the mutual benefits of a Canada-EU trade agreement, and Minister Fast will also highlight a new initiative that will increase the business-to-business ties between Canadian and European firms.

Event: Remarks (open to media) and photo opportunity
Date:
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time:
Noon ET
Location:
Government of Canada Conference Centre, 2 Rideau Street, 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

Rick Roth
Press Secretary
Office of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird
rick.roth@international.gc.ca

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