The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will meet with labour leaders and make an announcement on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced today that Canada is providing additional emergency assistance to the communities in The Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian.
Our government is committed to rules-based international trade and has continued to advocate on behalf of Canadian farming families since China raised concerns over Canadian canola earlier this year. We took immediate action, including by raising our concerns at the WTO General Council at the first opportunity in early May.
Canada welcomes the unanimous NAFTA Chapter 19 binational panel decision that there were insufficient grounds for the U.S. International Trade Commission to determine that Canadian softwood lumber products had materially injured the U.S. softwood industry.
Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises are the backbone of the economy and create jobs for the middle class. Helping these businesses expand into new markets, gain new customers and create new jobs is central to the Government of Canada’s trade diversification strategy.
Canada’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) drive economic prosperity and create jobs for the middle class. Opening new markets and expanding existing international markets are central to Canada’s trade diversification strategy, which encourages Canadian businesses to tap into new markets, reach new customers and create well-paying jobs.