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Media Advisory: Minister Fantino to Deliver Opening Remarks at the 2012 Grand Challenges Meeting

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/07/12 -- The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of International Cooperation, will deliver the opening remarks at the 2012 Grand Challenges meeting, hosted by Grand Challenges Canada, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Canadian International Development Agency. The Minister will highlight Canada's commitment to improving the health of mothers and children and the role of integrated innovation in addressing economic growth in developing countries.

EVENT:      Remarks (open to media)                                         
                                                                            
DATE:       Tuesday, December 11, 2012                                      
                                                                            
TIME:       8 a.m.                                                          
                                                                            
LOCATION:   Westin Hotel                                                    
            11 Colonel By Drive                                             
            Ottawa, Ontario                                                 

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Press Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation
819-953-6238
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Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
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