Ministers Fast and Baird Mark Launch of BB10

Ministers Fast and Baird with Thorsten Heins

January 30, 2013 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway (left), and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird (right) mark today’s launch of the new BlackBerry 10 smartphone. The ministers met with Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of RIM (centre) during the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where they discussed RIM’s global footprint and competitive advantages in mobile technology in advance of today’s worldwide launch.

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