Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister to Visit Mumbai

Source: Consulate General of Canada | July 7, 2014

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander will visit Mumbai on 9 July, 2014. While in Mumbai, he will meet with business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss the strong ties between the two countries and enhance the bilateral relationship.

Minister Alexander will discuss economic immigration to Canada and highlight Express Entry, a new economic immigration application management system.

In Mumbai, Minister Alexander will announce the coming into force of the Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of India.  At the Bombay Stock Exchange, Minister Alexander will address companies from Ryerson University’s Zone Startup India and explain the benefits of Canada’s new Start-up Visa for entrepreneurs. He will also speak to university students about global mobility and opportunities to study in Canada.

Media Availabilities on Wednesday, 09 July, 2014

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

Location: Living Room, Four Seasons Hotel, 114, Dr. E Moses Road, Worli

Format: Press Conference with MIB and FICCI on the Audiovisual Coproduction Treaty between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of India

Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm

Location: Xavier’s College, New Marine Lines

Format: Student address

Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Location: Zone Startups India, 18th Floor, Bombay Stock Exchange

Format: Public address followed by a short media availability.

To RSVP or for additional information, contact:

Lana Edwards at: lana.edwards@international.gc.ca / 9967515930

OR

Preeti Prabhu at: preeti.prabhu@international.gc.ca / 9867015095