CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

May 31, 2006 17:24 ET

Media Advisory/CIDA: Mr. Ted Menzies to Present the Global Citizenship Award

OTTAWA , ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 31, 2006) - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation, Mr. Ted Menzies, on behalf of International Cooperation Minister Josee Verner, will present the CIDA-sponsored Global Citizenship Award of Child and Youth Friendly Ottawa (CAYFO) to a youth recipient.

CAYFO is a registered charity that seeks to promote youth engagement, leadership and volunteerism throughout the National Capital Region. Since 1997, CAYFO has celebrated young people in the Ottawa area by hosting the annual Spirit of the Capital Awards. The awards are presented to youth recipients before a gathering of about 400 community, business, government and youth leaders.

Mr. Menzies will be available for interviews.



DATE: Wednesday, May 31, 2006
TIME: 6 p.m.
LOCATION: Westin Hotel Ottawa
Confederation Rooms 1 and 2
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario



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