The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke yesterday with Simon Birmingham, Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, about the need for continued global cooperation to keep our people healthy and safe while mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19.
On International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, Canadians from coast to coast to coast recognize the important work of the women and men who serve in UN peacekeeping missions around the globe, putting themselves at risk to help the most vulnerable who are threatened by conflict and violence.
While a large number of Canadians who were travelling outside Canada have now returned home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some may have to remain abroad. Canadians abroad should be mindful of severe weather conditions, including hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones and monsoons, that could have a serious impact on their safety.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “The Canadian judiciary operates independently, and today’s decision on double criminality in Meng Wanzhou’s extradition process was an independent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Janet De Silva is an experienced international business executive with a track record of excelling in on-the-ground leadership roles. As President and Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Ms. De Silva is spearheading efforts to make Toronto one of the most competitive and sought-after business regions in the world.