As Canadian small businesses continue to adapt to the new reality of COVID-19, the Government of Canada is working hard to support small business owners as they rebuild and explore new opportunities in the global marketplace.
In coordination with the European Union, Canada is today imposing further sanctions against an additional 13 Government officials of Belarus. Canada and the EU continue to share serious concerns about the ongoing situation in Belarus.
Yesterday, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, wrapped up two successful virtual trade missions to South Korea that included more than 200 Canadian small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Minister Ng and Advisor Dawood underscored the strong people-to-people ties between both countries and the growth of the Canada-Pakistan trade relationship in recent years, which exceeded $1 billion last year – creating opportunities for businesses and good jobs for people in both countries.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced new actions to help Canadian businesses grow while navigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in the global marketplace.
Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, hosted the 11th call of the Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19 with his counterparts from Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Singapore and the United Kingdom.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Lilian Chatterjee, Rodger Cuzner, Wendy Drukier, Alain Gendron, Benoît-Pierre Laramée and Isabelle Valois
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada will introduce new initiatives to mark the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke yesterday with Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Executive Vice-President, to congratulate him on his new role as European Commissioner for Trade.