Industry Canada

Industry Canada
OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY

March 22, 2007 15:01 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Minister of Industry to Visit New York City

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2007) - The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of Industry, will accompany the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, to visit New York City on Friday, March 23, 2007, to meet with senior members of the business community and address the Canadian Association of New York.

Minister Bernier will attend a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Association of New York.

There will be a media availability at approximately 2:00 p.m.

The Minister will speak about Canada's economic and fiscal priorities as they relate to the 2007 federal budget.

Media who wish to attend the speech must pre-register by contacting Owen Teo at the Canadian Consulate in New York City at 212-596-1691 or at owen.teo@international.gc.ca.



Date: Friday, March 23, 2007

Time: Media availability at approximately 2:00 p.m.

Location: Pegasus Room
(part of the Rainbow Rooms)
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 64th Floor
(49th Street and 50th Street,
between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue)
New York City


Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Maxime Bernier
    Minister of Industry
    Isabelle Fontaine
    613-995-9001
    or
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations
    613-943-2502
    or
    Department of Finance
    Media Relations
    David Gamble
    613-996-8080