CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

June 12, 2009 15:01 ET

Media Advisory: Local Media Invited to Join Minister Steven Fletcher on Tour of Exhibit Featuring Canada's Assistance to Afghanistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2009) - On Sunday, June 14, Minister of Democratic Reform and Member of Parliament for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia, Steven Fletcher, will tour an exhibit that highlights Canada's civilian and military assistance to Afghanistan, on display to the public at the Red River Exhibition until June 21.

Minister Fletcher will also meet with civilian officials from the Government of Canada and Canadian Forces members who have recently returned from working in Afghanistan. (Media availability will follow the tour).



DATE: Sunday June 14, 2009

TIME: 2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Main Exhibit Pavilion
Red River Exhibition Park
3977 Portage Ave


The Afghanistan360 exhibit will be on public display in various locations across Canada between now and 2011. For the schedule of confirmed exhibit locations, click on the Afghanistan360 button found at www.afghanistan.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • In Winnipeg:
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Brigitte Duchesne
    Media Relations
    Cellular: 613-698-8071
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca