Minister Joly to hold press conference on the Indo-Pacific Strategy

Media advisory

November 25, 2022 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be joined by ministerial colleagues, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada and the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety at a press conference on November 27 in Vancouver. The Ministers will make an announcement on Canada’s Indo-Pacific strategy.

The Indo-Pacific region is key for Canada’s economic growth, prosperity and security. As a Pacific nation, Canada recognizes that the Indo-Pacific region is critically important for the long-term prosperity, health and security of Canadians.

The day following the press conference, government officials will hold a virtual technical briefing for media to further explain the different components of the strategy.

Press conference

Date: November 27, 2022
Time:  9 am PST (12 pm Noon EST)
Location: Outdoors at Canada Place (North Point), Port of Vancouver, B.C.

Notes for media for the press conference: 
Media can attend the press conference in person or by teleconference at the numbers listed below: 

  • Toll Free: 1-866-206-0153
  • Local: 613-954-9003
  • Access code: 1221865#

Media are asked to confirm their attendance, whether by teleconference or in-person, by contacting media@international.gc.ca.

Virtual technical briefing via Webex

Date: November 28, 2022
Time: 10 am EST (7 am PST)

Notes for media to join technical briefing:

Media are asked to confirm their attendance to the technical briefing by contacting media@international.gc.ca.

Contacts

Adrien Blanchard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Adrien.Blanchard@international.gc.ca

Shanti Cosentino
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development
343-576-4365
Shanti.Cosentino@international.gc.ca

Haley Hodgson
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada
Haley.Hodgson@international.gc.ca

Audrey Champoux
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Public Safety
Audrey.Champoux@ps-sp.gc.ca  

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