Government of Canada

Government of Canada

August 17, 2010 19:27 ET

Media Advisory: Harper Government Welcomes Tour Groups From China and Celebrates Approved Destination Status

VANCOUVER, BRITISH-COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - August 17, 2010) - The Honourable Stockwell Day, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for the Asia–Pacific Gateway, will welcome the first official Chinese tour groups to Canada. The Minister will highlight the Government of Canada's commitment to supporting the Canadian tourism sector.

Minister Day will be accompanied by the Honourable Gordon Campbell, Premier of British Columbia, and Larry Berg, President and CEO of the Vancouver Airport Authority.

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010
   
Time: 12:30 p.m.
   
Location: International Arrivals
  Public Greeting Area
  International Terminal Building
  Vancouver International Airport

Please park on levels 2 or 3 of the parkade; parking passes will be available at the media sign-in table.

Contact Information

  • Office of the President of the Treasury Board
    and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
    Melisa Leclerc, Director of Communications
    613-952-5051