CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

January 09, 2007 11:16 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE-Media Advisory/CIDA: Minister Verner to Announce Initiatives to Support the People of Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 9, 2007) - Correction to the media advisory sent on Monday, January 8, 2006 at 14:59 PM. The location of the event has been changed. The corrected and complete version follows:

The Honourable Josee Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages, will hold a news conference to announce two initiatives: one to enhance the level of personal security for Afghans; the other to strengthen development efforts in Kandahar Province.

Minister Verner will make this latest funding announcement at Canadian Forces Base Valcartier near Quebec City.



DATE: Tuesday, January 9, 2007

TIME: 1:30 p.m.

LOCATION: CFB Valcartier
(extension of Henri IV Boulevard -
turn left at Tim Horton intersection)
Salle Quebec
MESS - Building 511
Valcartier, Quebec

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Nicole Lascelle
    Director of communications
    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)