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Ministers Fast and Ambrose Tour Dynamic Exporter Based in Edmonton 

August 3, 2011
Edmonton, Alberta

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, and the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, try their hand at assembling a light fixture during a tour of the Optilume Engineered Light Corporation facilities in Edmonton on August 3, 2011.

Optilume was one of 19 Canadian companies that participated in the infrastucture trade mission Minister Fast led to Brazil from June 26 to 30, 2011. Such trade missions showcase Canada’s strengths and capabilities in target sectors and promote them in foreign markets while enhancing Canada’s profile and visibility on the international stage.

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For further information, media representatives may contact:

Adam Taylor
Director of Communications and Tour
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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