The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, invite the media to participate in a news conference on Canada’s global and domestic response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, will be joined by Elly Vandenberg, Director Global Office Canada, World Food Programme; Jon Elvedal Fredriksen, Norway’s Ambassador to Canada; and Nicolas Moyer, President and CEO of Cooperation Canada, to celebrate the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 to the World Food Programme.
December 9, 2020 - Government of Canada officials will offer a technical briefing on the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-U.K. TCA) following the tabling of its implementation legislation.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will join Isabelle Hudon, Canada’s Ambassador to France, for a panel discussion with Canadian women entrepreneurs. They will discuss the importance of helping women-led businesses tap into the European Union market and talk about the opportunities created by the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will kick off the CETA Business Summit by delivering remarks and speaking with 4 women exporters to discuss their stories of success as exporters to the EU. The summit is a 3-day virtual seminar for small businesses and entrepreneurs across Canada to learn about how exporting into the European market can help grow their businesses, thanks to the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade will give the keynote speech at the 40th anniversary celebration for the Trade Facilitation Office Canada. The Minister will highlight how this 40-year partnership has been instrumental in helping small and medium-sized businesses explore new trade opportunities in developing countries that are sustainable and that benefit everyone.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will participate in a virtual fireside chat with Vicki Saunders, founder of SheEO, at an event to mark Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, along with Tony Van Bynen, Member of Parliament for Newmarket–Aurora, will meet with Aurora-based small business STEM Minds to highlight the revamped CanExport program, and learn about the company’s success in expanding into international markets. A brief media availability will follow.
The Global Conference for Media Freedom 2020 will convene a broad group of experts, including foreign ministers, high-level government officials, journalists, media organizations, international organizations, and civil society representatives to help address the challenges to media freedom and promote the health of the global information.