Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Human Resources and Social Development Canada

May 31, 2006 19:16 ET

HRSDC: Media Advisory

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 31, 2006) - The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, will be representing the Government of Canada at the G8 Education Ministerial meeting in Moscow, Russia, that begins Thursday, June 1, 2006 and concludes Friday, June 2, 2006.

The meeting will focus on education for innovative societies in the 21st century. It is one of the sectoral ministerial meetings leading up G-8 Leaders Summit in St. Petersburg in July.

Also participating at the meeting will be: Joan Burke, Chair of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) and Minister of Education for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Jean-Marc Fournier, Minister of Education, Recreation and Sports for Quebec.

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Finley
    Colleen Cameron
    Press Secretary
    (613) 796-4349
    Human Resources and Social Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    (819) 994-5559