Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada



Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

February 22, 2014 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Canada Partners With Coady International Institute to Strengthen Leadership in the Developing World

ANTIGONISH, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2014) - Justice Minister Peter MacKay, on behalf of Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, will deliver remarks at an event hosted by the Coady International Institute. Minister MacKay will highlight Canada's long-standing partnership with the institute as well as future endeavours to deliver on our mutual commitment to reduce poverty in developing countries.

Following the event there will be media availability and a photo opportunity.

DATE: Sunday, February 23
TIME: 1:00 pm
LOCATION: Coady International Institute
Vegso Family Hall
St. Francis Xavier University Campus
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Contact Information

  • Margaux Stastny
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of International Development and
    Minister for La Francophonie
    819-953-6238
    margaux.stastny@international.gc.ca

    Media Relations Office
    Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD)
    819-995-1874
    media@international.gc.ca
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