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REF NO.: 15

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

DATE: Oct. 16

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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For further information, please contact Julie Normand, Attachée aux Affaires politiques, Canadian Embassy, Paris – currently travelling in Canada. julie.normand@international.gc.caor 011 33 6 07 25 59 29, or Leslie Vryenhoek, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Arts, Memorial University at 709-737-8292 or


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