Minister Ng to hold press conference on Canada-European Union trade with Executive Vice President Dombrovskis

Media advisory

November 30, 2022 – The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, will hold a joint press conference with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, following the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Joint Committee meeting.

This meeting marks the five-year anniversary of the CETA and follows Minister Ng and Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis’ site visit of Nano One facility in Candiac, QC. Media representatives will be able to join the site visit for a photo opportunity.

Site Visit 

Date: December 1, 2022
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. (ET)
Location: Candiac, QC

Notes for media for the photo opportunity: 
Media are asked to confirm their attendance by contacting Due to confidentiality, photography of the facility interior is limited. Media will be informed on-site which interior areas are authorized for photography.

Press conference

Date: December 2, 2022
Time: 2:30 p.m. (ET)
Room 200
Sir John A. Macdonald Building
144 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario

Notes for media for the press conference: 
Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is in person or via ZOOM, and is for accredited members of the Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact for temporary accreditation.

A teleconference line is also available for media who wish to listen to the event:

Dial-in numbers (listen-only):

  • Toll free: 1-877-413-4814
  • Local: 613-960-7526
  • Access Code: 4890143#


Shanti Cosentino
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada

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