From 1985 until his retirement from the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) in 2019, Mr. Yaworski worked in various operational roles conducting and leading investigations. Throughout his 33-year career at CSIS, Mr. Yaworski was promoted into positions with increasing managerial responsibility. His final five years at CSIS were spent as the Deputy Director of Operations, the number two position at CSIS, with responsibility for overseeing all CSIS operations both domestically and overseas. During this period, Mr. Yaworski had several lengthy assignments as acting director.
The Government of Canada continues to work with international partners to pursue a thorough and credible investigation into the Ukraine International Airlines disaster, which took the lives of 176 people, including 55 Canadians and 30 permanent residents of Canada.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement: “We welcome today’s announcement at the International Civil Aviation Organization Council meeting that Iran has finally formally committed to July 20 for the download of the data of the flight recorders of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 at France’s Civil Aviation Safety Investigation and Analysis Bureau.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement: “A year ago, on March 10, Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, claiming the lives of 157 people, including 18 Canadians.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will travel to Washington, D.C., as the Chair of the Canada-U.S. Relations Cabinet Committee. The visit will be an opportunity to engage with U.S. governors on the Canada-U.S. relationship. The Minister will take part in a series of events with American officials and will discuss the new NAFTA and lifting Section 232 steel and aluminium tariffs.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, will hold a media availability to provide an update on the actions the Government of Canada is taking to help people affected by hurricanes Irma and Jose.
Mr. Pagé has held senior positions at Global Affairs Canada including Director General of the North America Policy Bureau; Director of the Assignments Division (Human Resources Branch); Deputy Director for the European Free Trade Association countries and Council of Europe; and Deputy Director for the Baltic States, Turkey, Cyprus and Malta.