CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 09, 2009 12:32 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State Gary Lunn to Tour Exhibit Featuring Canada's Assistance to Afghanistan at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre

ESQUIMALT, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire – Oct. 9, 2009) - At 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 13, the Minister of State (Sport) and Member of Parliament for Saanich-Gulf Islands, the Honourable Gary Lunn, will tour an exhibit that highlights Canada's civilian and military assistance to Afghanistan, on display at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre through to October 15th. A short media availability will follow.

Minister of State Gary Lunn will tour the exhibit with a civilian official from the Government of Canada and a Canadian Forces member who has recently returned from working in Afghanistan.

 

DATE:   Tuesday, October 13, 2009
 TIME: 9:00 a.m.
 LOCATION:Esquimalt Recreation Centre
527 Fraser Street
Esquimalt, British Columbia

 

The Afghanistan360 exhibit will be on public display in various locations across Canada between now and 2011. For the schedule of upcoming confirmed exhibit locations, click on the Afghanistan360 icon at www.Afghanistan.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca