Montreal Council on Foreign Relations

Montreal Council on Foreign Relations

May 17, 2010 16:23 ET

Media Advisory: Montreal Council on Foreign Relations

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) - Media representatives are invited to attend a luncheon organized by the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations (MCFR) with:

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

Speech Title: G8 and G20 in Canada: Issues and Priorities

2010 is the International Year of Canada; having held the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, Canada will now host the Summit of G8 and G20 and that of North American leaders. The Foreign Minister of Canada will present the key issues and priorities which will be discussed by the Heads of State and Government at the Summits of the G8 and G20 as well as the international context in which these discussions will take place.

DATE: Thursday, May 20, 2010
   
LOCATION: Omni Mont-Royal Hotel
  Salon des saisons
  1050 Sherbrooke Street West
  Montreal (Quebec)
   
TIME: From noon to 2 p.m.

Mr. Cannon will be available at 2:00 pm for a question period with journalists held in the Salon Hiver on the 2nd floor.

Visit the media centre of our website for more information about the personalities welcomed at the MCFR: http://www.corim.qc.ca/home/medias_en.html

The Montreal Council on Foreign Relations is a private, non-profit and non-partisan organization. It was founded in 1985 by Professor Louis Sabourin and its first chairman was The Honourable Gérard Pelletier. Its mission is to generate a broader knowledge of international affairs and to stimulate with its events and partnerships a closer collaboration between different actors of Greater Montreal who are interested in international issues. The President and CEO is Mr. Pierre Lemonde and its Chairman is Mr. Raymond Chrétien.

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