CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

September 10, 2010 17:39 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Baird to Make Announcement Regarding Canada's Response to Floods in Pakistan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2010) - The Honourable John Baird, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, will make an announcement regarding Canada's response to the floods in Pakistan on behalf of the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation.

Date: Sunday, September 12, 2010
   
Time: 12:30 PM
   
Location: CARE Canada
  9 Gurdwara Road
  Ottawa, Ontario

Media outside of Ottawa will be able to listen to and participate in the news conference via conference call. Media are asked to call in 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the news conference. The line will open at 9:00am EST.

Media on the conference call will have access to the floor sound feed for the news conference; translation will not be available. The moderator will invite media to ask questions.

  • Call-in number: 416-764-8673
  • Call-in number (toll-free): 1-888-780-5892
  • Conference ID#: 9729296

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Cooperation
    Isabelle Bouchard
    819-953-6238
    or
    Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca