Blaney told reporters he was there to show the support of Canadians for the French people, adding there is a deep bond between Canada and France.
He said the attack on the paper was an attack on liberty and freedom of expression.
Blaney will represent Canada at a unity rally Sunday in Paris, where British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders will join French President Francois Hollande.
Michel Robitaille, Quebec's delegate-general in the French capital, will attend on behalf of the province.
Three attackers were among those killed after three days of bloodshed at the newspaper, a kosher supermarket and other sites around Paris that also left four hostages dead. Police continue to search for a woman described as an accomplice.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has spoken with Hollande to offer Canada's condolences on the brutal attacks.
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