CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

December 19, 2006 09:17 ET

Media Advisory/CIDA: Minister Verner to Announce Initiatives to Support the People of Kandahar

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 19, 2006) - 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 to assist the people of Afghanistan, focussing on those living in Kandahar Province.

Minister Verner will make this latest funding announcement at the Quebec City regional office of UNICEF.



DATE: Wednesday, December 20, 2006

TIME: 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: UNICEF
Quebec Regional Office
160 St-Joseph Street East
Quebec, 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)