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Hillary Clinton will be attending a conference tomorrow in Montreal to begin planning for the long-term recovery of Haiti.  It will be her second appearance in Canada as Secretary of State. She crossed the Rainbow Bridge on June 13, 2009 for the climax of a year celebrating the 100th anniversary of our Boundary Waters Treaty with Canada.

Here she is wearing red for Canada that day.  Canadians tweeted about the color of her pantsuit as she crossed the bridge.

This was taken upon Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon’s first visit to the new Secretary of State last year.  He will be hosting this very important conference.

The link below goes to CTV.  There is video on the page, so it might be worth a peek tomorrow to see if they have video from the conference. According to the article,  Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has arrived in Ottowa and will be an important member of tomorrow’s conference.

Montreal hosts Hillary Clinton, ministers, for Haiti
CTV.ca News Staff

Date: Sun. Jan. 24 2010 6:33 PM ET

Foreign ministers from around the world, including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will meet in Montreal Monday to lay the groundwork for a long-term plan to rebuild Haiti.

Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon will serve as host of the six-hour meeting, officially known as the Ministerial Preparatory Conference of the Group of Friends of Haiti.


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