March 13, 2017

Minister of Finance to Attend Meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Germany

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will travel to Germany to speak at the annual Institute of International Finance G20 Conference in Frankfurt on March 16, 2017, and to attend the meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors being held in Baden-Baden on March 17-18, 2017.

Background Telephone Briefing

Department of Finance Canada officials will provide a background telephone briefing for media prior to the trip.

The briefing is for background information only, not for attribution.

Date and Time of Briefing

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
11:00 a.m. EDT

Teleconference Information

613-960-7526 / or toll-free 877-413-4814 in North America
Access code: 9546311

This background briefing is for journalists only.

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

Minister Morneau's Core Program (All Times Local)

Thursday, March 16

4:05 p.m.

Minister Morneau will participate in an armchair discussion at the annual Institute of International Finance G20 Conference.
Location: Hilton Frankfurt City Centre, Hochstraße 4, Frankfurt am Main

Friday, March 17

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Minister Morneau will participate in a G20 High-Level Symposium.
Location:Kurhaus Runder Saal, Kaiserallee 1, Baden-Baden

10:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Minister Morneau will hold bilateral meetings with his G20 counterparts.
Location: Kurhaus, Kaiserallee 1, Baden-Baden

4:00 p.m.– 6:45 p.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting.
Location: Kurhaus Bénazetsaal, Kaiserallee 1, Baden-Baden

6:45 p.m.

Group photograph of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors.
Location: Kurhaus, Baden-Baden

Saturday, March 18

9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Minister Morneau will take part in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting.
Location: Kurhaus Bénazetsaal, Baden-Baden

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Minister Morneau will hold bilateral meetings with his G20 counterparts.
Location: Kurhaus, Baden-Baden

Media may contact:

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

Daniel Lauzon
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Finance
daniel.lauzon3@canada.ca
613-286-4285

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

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