CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

April 06, 2010 15:22 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Oda To Visit Haiti

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 6, 2010) - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, is travelling to Haiti to meet with Haitian government officials, and to discuss the implementation of Haiti Action Plan adopted at the March 31 donor conference in New York. Minister Oda will outline further support from the Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund at a news conference with Haitian Prime Minister Bellerive at the Prime Minister's residence.

Following the news conference, Minister Oda will hold a conference call with Canadian media representatives to discuss her trip and Canada's commitment to Haiti. That call is expected to begin at 11:00am (local), 12:00pm (EDT).

Date: April 8, 2010

Press conference:

Time: 9:00 am (local), 10:00am (EDT)

Location: Prime Minister Bellerive's Residence

Media intending to attend the news conference in Haiti should contact Gaëlle Delaquis (+ 509-3702-9916) at the Canadian Embassy in Haiti.

Conference call with Canadian media:

Time: 11:00 am (local), 12:00pm (EDT)

Media representatives should call CIDA's Media Relations Office at 819-953-6534 to obtain the dial-in number for the conference call. 

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Jessica Fletcher
    Press Secretary
    819-953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    or
    Canadian Embassy in Haiti
    Gaelle Delaquis
    Cultural and Public Affairs Officer
    + 509-3702-9916
    gaelle.delaquis@international.gc.ca