Minister Carr in Toronto to highlight opportunities around the world for Canadian businesses

Media advisory

June 24, 2019 – The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, will meet with local business representatives from the Indian and Israeli business communities in Toronto, Ontario.

The Minister will join the Canada-India Business Council to highlight how Canada’s trade diversification strategy is helping Canadian businesses access international markets and attract international investment, strengthening Canada’s economy and creating good quality, middle-class jobs.

Minister Carr will also join Galit Baram, Israel’s Consul General in Toronto, in partnership with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, to celebrate the new modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA).  Galit Baram will join Minister Carr in a panel discussion to highlight the benefits of CIFTA. 

Event: Keynote remarks at the Canada-India Business Council Toronto Partnership Summit
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. ET
Location: BMO Financial Group, York Room, 100 King St. W., 68th Floor, Toronto, Ontario
Note: Minister Carr to speak at approximately 9:00 a.m. Media representatives wishing to participate should arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. A media availability with Minister Carr will follow.

Event: Event highlighting CIFTA benefits and doing business in Israel
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
Location: Shaarei Shomayimat Synagogue, 470 Glencairn Ave., North York, Ontario
Note: Minister Carr to speak at approximately 6:30 p.m. Media representatives wishing to participate should arrive no later than 6:00 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

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
343-203-7700
media@international.gc.ca
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