February 27, 2017

Minister of Finance to Visit New York and Washington

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will visit New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., to promote the Canada-U.S. economic partnership.

The Minister's public events are as follows:

New York, N.Y.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

1:00 p.m.

Minister Morneau will deliver remarks at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and take part in an armchair discussion as part of the event Canada and the U.S.: Partners in Prosperity.

The event is open and the Minister will be available to media following his remarks.

Media must register at the following link: https://events.columbia.edu/cal/event/showEventMore.rdo

Location:
Columbia University
International Affairs Building, 15th floor
420 West 118th Street
New York

Minister Morneau will also meet with New York-based investors and financial sector representatives.

Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Minister Morneau will hold a bilateral meeting with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

A photo opportunity will take place prior to the meeting.

Media attending with television camera equipment must arrive at the South Entrance (15th Street and Alexander Hamilton Place) no later than 8 a.m. to allow time for equipment sweeps and set-up. No vehicles will be permitted onto Treasury grounds, and equipment must be carried in. All other media should arrive by 9 a.m. at the main entrance (Gallatin) (Pennsylvania Avenue/New York Avenue and 15th Street).

Location:
Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

12:00 p.m.

Minister Morneau will hold a callback with media to discuss his visit to New York and Washington.

Journalists should dial in 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

Teleconference information:

613-954-9003 / or toll-free 866-206-0153 in North America
Access code: 8854892

Media may contact:

Annie Donolo
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance
annie.donolo@canada.ca
613-769-7187

Media Relations
Department of Finance Canada
fin.media-media.fin@canada.ca
613-369-4000

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