First Public Appearance for Baird Since Leaving Government

TORONTO, March 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Jerusalem College of Technology has announced that the Hon. John Baird PC MP, and former Foreign Minister will participate in a high profile studded event to help one of Israel's foremost educational institutes.

The Honourable Joe Oliver will be installed as a Fellow of the College, and special greetings will personally be delivered by Mrs. Laureen Harper to outstanding Canadian Women Leaders; Toby Feldberg, Dr. Judith Shamian and Honey Sherman.

All funds raised will support The Jerusalem College of Technology which was founded in 1969 and is one of Israel's most respected academic institutions. JCT's reputation and approach in integrating traditional Jewish education with the highest level of academics has earned it a unique position among engineering and high-tech schools in Israel and worldwide. JCT plays a critical role in building Israel's economy, defense and technological innovations and is at the forefront of important social advances taking place in Israel today.

Date: March 12, 2015
Time: 6PM
Venue: Ritz- Carlton, 181 Wellington St. West
Toronto Media Invited
RSVP: Simmy Zieleniec 416-787-7565

SOURCE Canadian Friends of the Jerusalem College of Technology

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For further information: Simmy Zieleniec, 416-787-7565,


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