Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

February 03, 2010 21:55 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Van Loan Opens African Innovation and Technology Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2010) - The Honourable Peter Van Loan, Minister of International Trade, will deliver the opening remarks at a conference celebrating innovation and technological advances in Africa, entitled Africa's New Frontier.

Minister Van Loan will discuss new opportunities for Canada-Africa commercial relations, highlighting positive developments. He will use this opportunity to emphasize Canada's commitment to economic integration, including growing trade and investment with this important region.

Event: Remarks
Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010
Time: 9:30 a.m. ET
Location: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of International Trade
    Monika Bujalska
    Press Secretary
    Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
    Trade Media Relations Office