CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - CIDA

August 19, 2009 11:54 ET

Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary Sylvie Boucher to Tour Exhibit Featuring Canada's Assistance to Afghanistan at Expo Quebec 2009

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2009) - At 11:00 on Thursday, August 20th, Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Beauport-Limoilou, Sylvie Boucher, will tour an exhibit that highlights Canada's civilian and military assistance to Afghanistan, on display at Expo Quebec through to August 30th. A short media availability will follow.

Parliamentary Secretary Boucher will tour the exhibit with a civilian official from the Government of Canada who has recently returned from working in Afghanistan.



DATE: Thursday, August 20th, 2009

TIME: 11:00 AM

LOCATION: Expo Quebec 2009
Centre de Foires, Building A
250 Wilfrid-Hamel Boulevard
Quebec (Quebec)


The Afghanistan360 exhibit will be on public display in various locations across Canada between now and 2011. For the schedule of upcoming confirmed exhibit locations, click on the Afghanistan360 icon at www.Afghanistan.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
    Media Relations Office
    819-953-6534
    media@acdi-cida.gc.ca