CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

October 25, 2011 12:00 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Oda Will Announce Canadian Support for Food Aid

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 25, 2011) - The Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, will announce additional support from the Government of Canada' for the United Nations' World Food Programme and the Canadian Food Grains Bank. UN WFP Executive Director Josette Sheeran and CFGB Executive Director Jim Cornelius will join Minister Oda for the announcement.

Following the announcement, there will be an opportunity to take questions.

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Foyer of the House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario

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