News Release

REF NO.: 15

SUBJECT: PSA: Canada's Ambassador to France to speak at Memorial University

DATE: October 16, 2006

Canada's Ambassador to France, Claude Laverdure, will make a public presentation at Memorial University’s St. John’s campus next Monday. The ambassador will review Canada's significant political, economic and cultural links with France, which is Canada's third largest foreign investor and fourth most important partner in research and development. He will also discuss opportunities to expand our partnerships including the role that students, young graduates and young professionals can play today and in the years ahead.
The event, sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, takes place on Monday, Oct. 23 from 2-3 p.m. in the Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music. All are welcome. Admission is free.

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