To thrive in today’s global economy, young Canadians need to be adaptable, resilient, and able to work with people from different backgrounds. When we encourage Canadian youth to study abroad, and when we attract international students to study in Canada, we foster important connections and create good-quality jobs. Together with the provinces and territories, the Government of Canada plays a key role in helping to shape Canada’s world-class education system.
Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP), Global Affairs Canada’s initiative to increase the deployment of Canadian experts abroad in response to the needs of countries eligible for official development assistance (ODA).
Trade diversification is about securing more opportunities for Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to grow and export to new markets, bringing wealth to Canadian communities and creating good middle-class jobs.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Hugh Adsett, Madeleine Chenette, Ariel Delouya, Rachel McCormick and Leslie E. Norton
Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, held a round table with pork farmers and producers in Winnipeg. During the roundtable, the Minister reiterated the government’s commitment to resolving issues that affect market access for Canadian meat exports to China.
Canada remains deeply concerned by the critical and worsening humanitarian, political and economic crisis in Venezuela. Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Rob Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will represent Canada at the International Conference for Democracy in Venezuela on August 6, 2019, in Lima, Peru.