CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

September 21, 2009 14:46 ET

Media Advisory: Open House on Canada's Assistance to Afghanistan to Be Held at City Hall in Pickering

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2009) - At 7:00pm on Tuesday, September 22nd, an open house will be held at Pickering's City Hall, featuring a Canadian Forces member, Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer and civilian official from the Government of Canada who will share their personal experiences working and serving in Afghanistan. This will be followed by an informal opportunity for the two representatives to meet and talk with members of the community.

Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the Afghanistan360, a multimedia exhibit on Canada's civilian and military engagement in Afghanistan, featuring stories from the field and short video segments on the training and development projects that Canada supports in the country.



DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2009

TIME: 7:00 PM

LOCATION: Pickering City Hall
1 the Esplanade
Pickering, Ontario


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