Canadian Consul General Coming to Indiana

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The Consul General of Canada in Detroit is set to deliver a presentation next week in Indianapolis. Roy Norton will discuss the trade relationship between Indiana and Canada during an event at Ivy Tech Community College. October 15, 2013

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Ivy Tech Community College is hosting a free event with Consul General of Canada Roy B. Norton Oct. 21. The event, which is open to the public, will take place at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 21 in Ivy Tech’s Illinois Fall Creek Center, room 102 (2535 N. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis.)

Norton's presentation, "Canada: Why Hoosiers Should Care," explains the world’s largest two-way trade relationship and why it’s important to Indiana. A question and answer session and reception will follow the presentation.

As the Consul General of Canada based in Detroit, Norton represents Canada in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. The Canadian Consulate General, which he heads, promotes Canadian interests - trade, investment, the environment, culture and academic relations being among the principal ones. The office also provides consular and passport services.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities. In addition, its courses and programs transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Source: Ivy Tech Community College