Canadian International Council

Canadian International Council

October 24, 2007 11:20 ET

Media Advisory: Jim Balsillie to Host CIC Inaugural Dinner

Gala fundraiser attended by business leaders, policymakers, members of media

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2007) -

ATTENTION: Broadcast, Photo, Society and Assignment Editors

On Thursday, October 25, Jim Balsillie will host the inaugural fundraising dinner for the Canadian International Council (CIC), a newly founded nation-wide institution supporting Canadian foreign policy, at the Hilton Toronto.

The CIC promotes public interest and debate regarding Canadian foreign policy and international relations. The event will be attended by former prime ministers, business leaders, policymakers and members of the media.



SPECIAL GUESTS IN ATTENDANCE: (PHOTO OPPORTUNITY)

Jim Balsillie - Chair, Canadian International Council; Chairman of the
Board, Centre for International Governance Innovation; Co-CEO Research
In Motion
Angel Gurria - Secretary-General, OECD
Paul Martin - Former Prime Minister of Canada
Peter Munk - Founder and Chairman, Barrick Gold Corporation
Belinda Stronach - CEO, Magna International
Pamela Wallin

EVENT: CIC Inaugural Dinner

DATE: Thursday, October 25, 2007

TIME: Reception: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner (by invitation only): 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

LOCATION: Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond Street West, Toronto, Ontario
Toronto Ballroom

Contact Information

  • The Centre for International Governance Innovation
    Katie Richardson
    Media Relations
    (519) 885-2444 ext. 397
    Email: krichardson@cigionline.org