Media Advisory - CEO of EDC to deliver remarks about the state of global trade and Canada's global position in the credit crisis

    OTTAWA, June 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Export Development Canada's (EDC)
President and CEO, Eric Siegel, will address the Vancouver Board of Trade on
Wednesday to present his views upon the state of global trade, what the world
can learn from Canada during this crisis and how EDC is playing a part in
Canada's recovery.
    Mr. Siegel has over 30 years experience in the international trade
finance business.

    WHO:    Eric Siegel, CEO
            Export Development Canada

    TITLE:  A New Status Quo: Striking the Right Balance in the Wake of the
            Credit Crisis

    WHEN:   Wednesday, June 17, 2009 @ 12:15 PM PST

    WHERE:  The Fairmont Waterfront - MacKenzie Ballroom
            900 Canada Place Way

    EDC is Canada's export credit agency, offering innovative commercial
solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international
business. EDC's knowledge and partnerships are used by more than 8,300
Canadian companies and their global customers in up to 200 markets worldwide
each year. EDC is financially self-sustaining and a recognized leader in
financial reporting, economic analysis and has been recognized as one of
Canada's Top 100 Employers for eight consecutive years.

For further information:

For further information: Phil Taylor, Public Affairs, (613) 598-2904,

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