OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

March 11, 2009 16:50 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of State Ablonczy to Launch Welcome to Canada Initiative

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 11, 2009) - The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), will be available to the media on Thursday, March 12, to address the Welcome to Canada initiative, which is a joint venture between the Canadian Tourism Commission and the Canada Border Services Agency. In preparation for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the event will feature the unveiling of images of Canadian tourism experiences for international visitors arriving in Canada.



Date: Thursday, March 12, 2009

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Media access to photograph the images requires a supervised
escort. The tour starts at 1:00 p.m. To register, contact Chris
Kealey at 613-991-5197.

Location: Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier
International Airport
Arrivals area
(Please park in P1 - Parkade.)

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Diane Ablonczy
    Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)
    Catherine Godbout
    613-947-5856
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    613-943-2502