It was one year ago that our government helped launch the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan – right here at PDAC. That Plan represented a milestone in Canada’s mining history. With a new vision for mining. A vision that will help Canada seize the opportunities of this clean-growth century. And be the leading mining nation.
Globe 2020 is an invaluable venue to coordinate on policy, on principles, to discuss commercial opportunity and to manage the transition — really the evolution — of our economy as we combat climate change.
Last year, under Italy’s Presidency, the G7 held the very first Ministerial meeting on gender equality.
This year, Prime Minister Trudeau set a new precedent for the G7 by creating the Gender Equality Advisory Council.
Thank you and good afternoon, everyone. I was struck by the theme you have chosen for this Summit: The Intersection of Energy and the Environment, because it speaks directly to the challenges — and opportunities — before us, as Canadians, as citizens of the world.