The Canadian Journalism Foundation Hosts Jan. 29 Event with Member of
TORONTO, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - Following on the release of the report from the
Independent Panel on Canada's Future in Afghanistan, panel member Pamela
Wallin will discuss what she learned and what she sees as Canada's future role
What: In October 2007, Prime Minister Stephen Harper appointed the
Independent Panel on Canada's Future Role in Afghanistan, chaired
by former Deputy Prime Minister John Manley, to review Canada's
mission and mandate in that country. One of the panel members was
former journalist and Canadian Consul-General in New York Pamela
Wallin. Ms. Wallin will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the
panel's work and tour of Afghanistan -- what they learned, their
conclusions, and their recommendations for Canada's future role
once the current military mandate expires next year.
Who: Join Pamela Wallin, an Officer of the Order of Canada who serves
as a top advisor on Canada-U.S. relations to the president of the
Americas Society and the Council of the Americas in New York.
Moderator Sally Armstrong, journalist and author of "Veiled
Threat: The Hidden Power of the Women of Afghanistan," who is
currently working on a new book about that country. The event is
sponsored by AGF Management Limited.
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2008
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Reception to follow
Where: Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue
Entrance is on the corner of St. George St. and Sussex Ave., just
south of Bloor St.
Join The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) on Tuesday, January 29, for
this event, which is free of charge and open to the media and the public.
Seating is limited. If you plan to attend, please register at
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www.cjf-fjc.ca/programs.htm to
About the Canadian Journalism Foundation
Established in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a
not-for-profit organization that exists to contribute to the achievement of
excellence in Canadian journalism. Better journalism means a better-informed
citizenry and an improved democratic process. Through leadership seminars,
panel discussions and other activities the Foundation builds bridges and
fosters open, informed dialogue between leading public and private
organizations and the media.
Event is sponsored by AGF Management Limited.
About AGF Management Limited
AGF Management Limited is one of Canada's premier investment management
companies with offices across Canada and subsidiaries around the world. AGF's
products and services include a diversified family of more than 50 mutual
funds, the evolutionary AGF Elements portfolios, the Harmony asset management
program, AGF Institutional Account Services, private client products, and AGF
Trust GICs, loans and mortgages. With approximately $53 billion in total
assets under management, AGF serves more than one million investors. AGF
trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "AGF.B".
For further information:
For further information: Cristina Coraggio, Executive Director, The
Canadian Journalism Foundation, Phone: (416) 955-0394, Email: