The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, today announced that Canada will provide initial funding of up to $3.5 million in emergency assistance to support humanitarian organizations responding to the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa.
Since 2015, the Government of Canada has focused on strengthening and growing the middle class, and offering real help to people working hard to join it. This plan is working: since November 2015, hard-working Canadians have created more than 900,000 new jobs.
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification will highlight how investments in Budget 2019 will help Canadians find and keep good jobs in a rapidly changing job market and in an increasingly competitive global economy.
Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification was in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he met with Mayor Brian Bowman to highlight Budget 2019, Investing in the Middle Class...
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification will meet with Mayor Brian Bowman to discuss key priorities for the City of Winnipeg, followed by a media availability where he will highlight how investments in Budget 2019 will strengthen the city of Winnipeg and the province of Manitoba and advance Canada as both an economic and environmental leader.
Every year on March 20, francophones and francophiles around the world celebrate the International Day of La Francophonie. This year, with the theme of En français… s’il vous plaît ;-) [In French…please ;-)], we celebrate our commitment to promote the French language and francophone culture, so rich and dynamic, and encourage peace, democracy, respect for human rights and sustainable development which are all values promoted within La Francophonie.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada will co-host the third Ukraine Reform Conference with Ukraine from July 2 to 4, 2019, in Toronto. This conference will bring together foreign ministers from a number of countries, including the European Union, the G7 and NATO to support Ukraine in realizing its ambitious democratic and economic reforms.
Canada has a proud tradition of international leadership. Whether confronting climate change, terrorism and radicalization, or international conflicts, the need for effective Canadian multilateral leadership has never been greater than it is today.