Minister Ng to highlight importance of empowering women in business and trade

Media advisory

March 4, 2020 – Toronto, Ontario

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will be in Toronto to meet with women entrepreneurs and highlight how the government is supporting their success as they grow their businesses here in Canada and around the world.

At the Canada-Korea Business Forum, she will deliver remarks and highlight the strong relationship between Canada and South Korea.

Event: Minister Ng will deliver the keynote address and will participate in a fireside chat at the Women in Business and Leadership Forum

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 10:00 a.m. ET
Location:
Toronto Region Board of Trade Toronto
77 Adelaide Street West, 4th Floor
Toronto, Ontario

Notes:

  • Open coverage
  • Media are asked to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m.

Event: Minister Ng will visit Inspiration Studios, a ceramics studio for marginalized women

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
Location:
2480 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Notes:

  • Photo opportunity
  • Media are asked to arrive no later than 12:50 p.m.

Event: Minister Ng will visit Made You Look Jewellery, a woman-owned small business

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. ET
Location:
1338 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Notes:

  • Photo opportunity
  • Media are asked to arrive no later than 1:50 p.m.

Event: Minister Ng will deliver remarks and participate in a panel discussion at the Canada-Korea Business Forum

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 5:00 p.m. ET
Location:
Ontario Investment and Trade Centre
250 Yonge Street, Suite 3500
Toronto, Ontario

Notes:

  • Photo opportunity
  • Media are asked to arrive no later than 4:45 p.m.

Contacts

Ryan Nearing
Press secretary
Office of the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
Ryan.Nearing@international.gc.ca
343-551-0244

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

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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