Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Human Resources and Social Development Canada

November 06, 2007 15:06 ET

Media Advisory: Human Resources and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 6, 2007) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Labour and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, will make an announcement on a new labour cooperation program in Bogota, Colombia.

The Minister will also meet with the President of the Republic of Colombia, Alvaro Uribe Velez; the Vice-President of the Republic of Colombia, Francisco Santos; the Colombian Minister of Social Protection, Diego Palacio Betancourt; the Deputy Minister of Labour Affairs of Colombia, Andres Fernando Palacio; and with Colombian industry associations and workers unions.

Please note that all details are subject to change.

Minister Blackburn will be available to answer questions from the media.



DATE: Wednesday, November 7, 2007

TIME: 8:50 a.m.

PLACE: Ministry of Social Protection of Colombia
Boardroom
Carrera 13 No. 32-76
Bogota, Colombia

Contact Information

  • Media only
    Office of Minister Blackburn
    Michael Winterburn
    Director, Parliamentary Affairs and Communications
    819-953-5646
    or
    Human Resources and Social Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559