Media Advisory - Rideau Institute Events Discuss Canada's International Standing, Afghanistan

    OTTAWA, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Rideau Institute is holding two
high-profile public events in Ottawa on Monday and Tuesday. The events are
open to journalists, and interviews can be arranged upon request and depending
upon availability.

    Monday, February 4, 2008
    Rideau Institute's First Annual Fundraising Dinner
    7 PM, Ottawa Congress Centre, Colonel By Salon
    - Paul Heinbecker, keynote address: "Where in the World Are We."
    - Maher Arar and Monia Mazigh receive the 2007 Reg Robson Civil Liberties
      Award from the B.C. Civil Liberties Association.

    Tuesday, February 5, 2008
    Panel: Afghanistan - Canada at the Crossroads 12:00 - 2:00 PM,
    131 Queen Street, Suite 08-53, Ottawa
    - Michael Byers, University of British Columbia
    - Walter Dorn, Royal Military College of Canada
    - Peggy Mason, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

For further information:

For further information: Steven Staples, Rideau Institute, (613)
565-9449, c. (613) 290-2695; Anthony Salloum, Rideau Institute, c. (613)
724-1070; Jason Gratl, B.C. Civil Liberties Association, c. (604) 317-1919

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