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.
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, will discuss new opportunities created by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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.