Canada’s Minister of International Trade Diversification, the Honourable Jim Carr, and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, will be in Vancouver, British Columbia, to celebrate the launch of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
To further the aims of the Feminist International Assistance Policy and respond to the need for increased funding for LGBTQ2I issues and representative organizations, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development, and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 issues, will make a funding announcement to advance LGBTQ2I human rights.
The designated media centre at the John G. Diefenbaker Building, 111 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, will be accessible as of 7 a.m. ET. Media representatives will be required to present photo ID in order to receive their accreditation badges.
Across Canada and around the world, Global Affairs Canada, along with individuals and partner organizations, will mark International Development Week by celebrating the hard work of international development workers, volunteers and partners who are finding new ways to empower women and girls, and build a more peaceful, inclusive and prosperous world.
January 15, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will participate in a round table with members of the Société de Développement International de Lanaudière [international development society of Lanaudière] to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses in international markets, as well as the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement.
Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, will deliver remarks at the Mississauga Board of Trade Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Forum, in Mississauga, Ontario.
January 14, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, to make a funding announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.