The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, will join the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg in celebrating the new modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA), in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade Diversification, and Export Development Canada (EDC) will announce a multi-million dollar finance loan to create jobs in the expanding clean tech sector in Hawkesbury, Ontario.
From July 2 to 4, 2019, Canada will host and co-chair the third international Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto, Ontario. There will be a ministerial meeting on July 2, followed by two days of discussions at Ukraine House.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt, the United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, will host the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London on July 10 and 11, 2019. Special Envoy for Media Freedom and human rights lawyer, Amal Clooney will also attend.
June 16, 2019 - The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will meet with Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will visit Washington, D.C. for meetings with US officials, including: Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State and Bob Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, as well as members of Congress. The Minister will also receive an award from the Association of Women in International Trade and deliver a keynote address.
The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Carl Burlock, Executive Vice-President & Chief Business Officer of Export Development Canada (EDC), will announce additional support for the Canadian canola producers in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will participate in events at, and being held concurrently to the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. The conference is the world’s largest gathering for gender equality and the health, rights and well-being of women and girls.