Minister Joly to hold press conference with her German counterpart in Montreal

Media advisory

August 2, 2022 - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs will hold a press conference with her counterpart from Germany, Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, on August 3, in Montreal. This media availability will take place during the German Federal Foreign Minister’s visit to Canada. The ministers will discuss the special role of Canada and Germany, as close partners in the vital transatlantic alliance, in confronting the growing geopolitical instability. Key issues will include supporting Ukraine and defending global and regional peace and security, and dealing with the implications of Russia’s unjustifiable war of aggression, including energy and food security crises.

EVENT: Photo opportunity  

DATE: August 3, 2022
TIME: 10:00 AM EDT
LOCATION: Port of Montreal, Viterra grain terminal, entrance corner Viau and Notre Dame East Street.

EVENT:  Joint media availability

DATE: August 3, 2022
TIME: 11:00 AM EDT 
LOCATION: Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, Ballroom East, 4th floor, 1201 René-Lévesque Boulevard West

Notes for media:

  • Media must register in advance for the events by contacting
  • Media are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes before media availability begins.
  • Media are kindly asked to wear a mask during the indoor event. 


Adrien Blanchard
Press secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Media Relations Office
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