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  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks with Prime Minister John Key of New Zealand
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke by phone with Prime Minister John Key today to extend his personal congratulations on his electoral results following the September 20th general elections in New Zealand.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, shake hands after signing a Joint Declaration in the Hall of Honour on Parliament Hill.
    At the invitation of His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, the President of the Republic of Korea, President Park Geun-hye, undertook a State Visit to Canada from September 20 to 22, 2014.
    Statements
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, walk down the Hall of Honour in Centre Block on Parliament Hill during her state visit to Canada.
    The Government of Canada is focused on creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians in every region of the country. Our Government has therefore launched the most ambitious trade expansion plan in Canadian history. In less than seven years, Canada has concluded free trade agreements with 38 countries and is negotiating with many more.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • PM Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, look on as Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Cho Tae-yul, 2nd Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, sign the Open Skies Air Transport Agreement in Centre Block on Parliament Hill.
    The Government of Canada is committed to helping the Canadian air industry increase its access to international markets which, in turn, benefits domestic businesses, shippers and travellers. To this end, on September 22, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, witnessed the signing of the Open Skies Air Transport Agreement between Canada and Korea. The signing, by Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Yun Byung-se, Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs, is a significant milestone in the deepening of our bilateral relations.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation Agreement with the Republic of Korea
    The Government of Canada is committed to deepening relations with Korea in the areas of science, technology and innovation. To this end, on September 22, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, announced their intention to develop an Agreement between our two countries in these areas. A science, technology and innovation agreement with Korea would provide Canada with the opportunity to build a lasting strategic framework with one of the world’s most innovative economies and top funders of research and development.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation in the field of Forestry with the Republic of Korea
    The Government of Canada is committed to sustainable forest management and to helping the Canadian forest industry increase its access to international markets. To this end, on September 22, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea, witnessed the signing of the Canada-Korea Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Cooperation in the Field of Forestry. The signing took place during the state visit of PresidentPark to Canada.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • PM to attend United Nations General Assembly in New York
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper will lead the Canadian delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City from September 23 to 25, 2014.
    News Releases
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • PM delivers remarks during a joint press conference with Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea
    Madam President, I know all Canadians join me in welcoming you here on what is without a doubt a historic occasion for both our countries, the signing of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
    Speeches
    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 September 2014
  • Public events for September 22, 2014
    Public events for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Monday, September 22nd are:
    Media Advisories
    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 September 2014
  • Public event for September 21, 2014
    Public event for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Sunday, September 21st is:
    Media Advisories
    Ottawa, Ontario - 20 September 2014

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