Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

October 19, 2005 12:13 ET

AAFC/Media Advisory: Ministers to Travel to Geneva, Switzerland

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 19, 2005) - International Trade Minister Jim Peterson and Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Andy Mitchell will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, to participate in informal meetings of World Trade Organization (WTO) ministers on October 20, 2005.

The Ministers will seek to further promote Canada's objectives in all areas of the Doha Development Agenda and to help the negotiations progress in preparation for the Sixth WTO Ministerial Conference being held in Hong Kong in December 2005.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Trade
    Jacqueline LaRocque
    Director of Communications
    (613) 992-7332 or (613) 240-4167 (cell.)
    or
    Media Relations Office
    International Trade Canada
    (613) 995-1874
    www.international.gc.ca
    or
    Office of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food
    Matthew Tolley
    (613) 759-1059
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Media Relations Office
    (613) 759-7972 or 1 (866) 345-7972
    www.agr.gc.ca