CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 12, 2005 17:05 ET

CIDA/Media Advisory: Minister Carroll to Announce First Earthquake Relief Projects Funded Under the Matching Funds Program

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 12, 2005) - The Honourable Aileen Carroll, Minister of International Cooperation, will announce further details of Canada's South Asian earthquake relief efforts, including the first projects supported under the matching funds program to Canadian non-governmental organizations.

Representatives from the non-governmental organizations will also be present at the event to discuss their projects. Minister Carroll and the representatives will be available to answer questions from the media.



Media representatives are invited to attend.

DATE: Thursday, October 13, 2005
TIME: 3 p.m. (approx)
LOCATION: InterContinental Toronto Centre
Niagara Room (Lower Level)
225, Front Street West
Toronto


Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    France Bureau
    Press Secretary
    (819) 953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    (819) 953-6534
    info@acdi-cida.gc.ca
    http://www.cida.gc.ca (electronic version of document)