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Readout: Minister Ng speaks with Secretary-General of ASEAN

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke with Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).


Minister Ng to virtually tour small businesses in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick

| Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | media advisories

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will virtually visit small businesses to highlight their resilience in pivoting their operations to reflect new realities, as well as how the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and other emergency support measures are helping Canadian businesses restart and rebuild.


Government Announces New Extension of Rent Relief for Small Businesses

| Department of Finance Canada | news releases

Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) will be extended by one month to help eligible small business pay rent for August. All provinces and territories continue to participate in this initiative, and collaborate with the federal government to provide rent supports to those small businesses most in need.


Canada reaches partial agreement with Australia on wine

| Global Affairs Canada | statements

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement:“The Canadian wine industry is a vibrant part of our economy. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting this important sector, creating good jobs for Canadians and promoting the sale of high-quality products.


Summary of understanding between Australia and Canada regarding certain measures related to the sale of wine maintained by the Government of Canada

| Global Affairs Canada | backgrounders

This confirms the understanding reached between Canada and Australia regarding certain measures maintained by the Government of Canada, as outlined in Australia’s request for panel establishment in the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute Canada - Measures Governing the Sale of Wine (DS537). This understanding comprises the following terms:


Summary of understanding between Australia and Canada regarding certain measures related to the sale of wine maintained by Nova Scotia

| Global Affairs Canada | backgrounders

This confirms the understanding reached between Canada and Australia regarding certain measures maintained by the province of Nova Scotia, as outlined in Australia’s request for panel establishment in the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute Canada - Measures Governing the Sale of Wine (DS537). This understanding comprises the following terms:


Summary of understanding between Australia and Canada regarding certain measures related to the sale of wine maintained by Ontario

| Global Affairs Canada | backgrounders

This confirms the understanding reached between Canada and Australia regarding certain measures maintained by the province of Ontario, as outlined in Australia’s request for panel establishment in the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute Canada - Measures Governing the Sale of Wine (DS537). This understanding comprises the following terms:


Minister Ng participates in APEC trade ministers meeting and announces expansion of APEC-Canada Growing Business Partnership 

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

As the world continues to address the health and economic challenges of COVID-19, it is more important than ever that Canada works with its international partners. And as a founding member of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Canada recognizes the importance of working closely with the dynamic and fast-growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region.


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