June 2, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will participate in a meeting about the Venezuela crisis with representatives of the Lima Group and the International Contact Group on June 3, 2019, in New York City, New York.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will launch new initiatives to leverage public, philanthropic and private funding for women’s rights organizations in Canada and abroad. This funding will make Canada the leading donor for women’s rights and gender equality globally.
Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, and Ms. Line Lagacé, Vice-President – Business Growth and Foreign Investment, at Québec International, will make an announcement regarding the CanExport Community Investments (CECI) program, in Quebec City.
May 29, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will attend the Awards Gala 2019 of the Canadian Council for the Americas. The Minister will deliver the keynote address and participate in an armchair discussion.
Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, will meet with local business representatives and Toronto Global to highlight CanExport program investments that benefit the economy and lead to good jobs for middle-class Canadians, in Markham, Ontario.
In March, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, launched Canada’s National Committee comprising 16 leaders committed to advancing gender equality. The role of the committee is to help inspire and engage Canadians to take action for gender equality, diversity and inclusion leading up to the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, held from June 3 to 6, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Expo 2020 Dubai is guided by the belief that innovation and progress are the result of people and ideas combining in new ways. For six months from 20 October 2020, Expo will bring together 190 countries and millions of people to celebrate human ingenuity: ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’.