CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

August 20, 2010 19:55 ET

Media Advisory: The Honourable John Baird to Make Announcement on Canada's Continuing Response to Floods in Pakistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - August 20, 2010) - The Honourable John Baird, Government House Leader, on behalf of the Honourable Minister of International Cooperation Beverley J. Oda, will announce further Government of Canada humanitarian assistance in response to the floods in Pakistan.

Date: Sunday, August 22, 2010
Time: 9:30am EST
Location: National Press Theatre
  607-150 Wellington Street
  Ottawa, Ontario

Media outside of Ottawa can participate in the news conference via conference call. Media are asked to call in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the news conference. The line will open at 9:00am EST.

Media on the conference call will have access to the floor sound feed for the news conference; translation will not be available. The moderator will invite media to ask questions.

Call-in number: 613-960-7526
Call-in number (toll-free): 1-877-413-4814
Conference ID#: 4070395

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Michael Bailey
    Director of Parliamentary Affairs
    819-953-6238
    or
    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