The following News Release or Speech has just been posted on the Finance Canada Site. February 9, 2007 2007-011 Rome, Italy – The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today announced that Canada’s New Government is contributing US$200 million for the Advance Market Commitment (AMC) to create a pneumococcal vaccine. This initiative is part of a global effort to develop vaccines that will benefit the world’s poorest nations. Minister Flaherty, who was making the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages, was joined by Italian Economy and [More]