The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be in Montréal, Quebec, to discuss the benefits of the new NAFTA during the Canadian Crops Convention. The Minister will also meet with civil society representatives to discuss Canada’s advocacy for the LGBTQ2 community at home and abroad...
As host of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, from June 3 to 6, 2019, Canada has an unprecedented opportunity to engage its citizens and global partners in discussions on how to make gender equality a reality for everyone, everywhere.
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, will participate in a panel discussion with Mark Lowcock, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator; Nicolas Moyer, President and CEO, Canadian Council for International Co-operation; and Julie Delahanty, Executive Director, Oxfam Canada, on how to uphold humanitarian principles and strengthen, improve and consistently bring a gender-responsive approach to humanitarian emergencies.
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 Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, and Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, will discuss new opportunities created by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, in Toronto.