Minister Ng and Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra to discuss new opportunities created by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership in Toronto

Media advisory

February 13, 2019 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, and Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, will discuss new opportunities created by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, in Toronto.

This event will be an opportunity for Minister Ng and Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra to showcase how the CPTPP and Canada’s trade diversification strategy can help Canadian businesses, entrepreneurs and current and would-be exporters expand into dynamic markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Event: Remarks at the CPTPP Expanding Your Business Horizons Seminar at the Toronto Region Board of Trade
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m ET
Location: World Trade Centre (Lennox Hall, 4th floor), 77 Adelaide Street west, First Canadian Place, Toronto, Ontario
Note: Event will start at 12:00 p.m., Parliamentary Secretary Alghabra to be speaking at approximately 1:15 p.m., and Minister Ng at approximately 1:20 p.m. A media scrum will follow. Media are asked to arrive no later than 12:30 p.m.

Contacts

Isabella Brisson-Urdaneta
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Trade Diversification
343-203-7332
Isabella.Brisson-Urdaneta@international.gc.ca  

Mallory Clyne
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion
343-291-3553

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
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Salima Virani
Communications Specialist
Toronto Region Board of Trade
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