• Jonathan Fried
    EducationMaster of Law, Columbia UniversityBachelor of Law, University of TorontoBachelor of Arts (Philosophy), University of TorontoProfessional Experience
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 17, 2017
  • Catrina Tapley
    EducationBachelor of Arts (Political Science and Economics), Acadia UniversityProfessional ExperienceSince August 2016Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy, Privy Council Office2014 - 2016Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada2011Assistant Deputy Minister, Beyond the Border Working Group, Privy Council Office
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 17, 2017
  • Les Linklater
    EducationBachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of AlbertaProfessional ExperienceSince July 2015Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office2014 - 2015Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Social Development Policy, Privy Council Office2009 - 2014Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy Branch, Citizenship and Immigration Canada2006 - 2009Director General, Immigration Branch, Citizenship and Immigration Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 17, 2017
  • Gavin Liddy
    EducationMaster of Business Administration, University of OttawaBachelor of Arts, Economics and Commerce (Honours), Royal Military College of CanadaProfessional ExperienceSince June 2014Associate Deputy Minister, Public Services and Procurement Canada2013 - 2014Assistant Secretary, International Affairs, Security and Justice Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat2011 - 2013Assistant Secretary, Economic Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 17, 2017
  • Canada and the European Union support the ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA)
    The Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is a progressive and inclusive trade agreement that will benefit people on both sides of the Atlantic. For Canadians, CETA will provide a wide range of opportunities by eliminating or reducing trade barriers between Canada and the EU.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 15, 2017
  • Jim Leech
    Jim Leech, C.M. Chancellor, Queen’s University
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 10, 2017
  • Jody Thomas
    Education Bachelor of Commerce, University of Calgary Bachelor of Arts, Carleton University Professional Experience Since January 2015 Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard, Fisheries and Oceans Canada 2014 Special Advisor to the Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Operations), Privy Council Office 2010 - 2014 Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Canadian Coast Guard 2007 - 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Passport Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 8, 2017
  • Jeffery Hutchinson
    Education Bachelor of Law, University of Western Ontario Professional Experience Since October 2015 Deputy Commissioner, Strategy and Shipbuilding, Canadian Coast Guard 2014 - 2015 Director General, National Strategies, Canadian Coast Guard 2013 - 2014 Director General, Integrated Business Management Services, Canadian Coast Guard 2010 - 2013 Executive Director, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 8, 2017
  • Nancy Chahwan
    Education Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, École des hautes études commerciales Professional Experience Since April 2015 Assistant Secretary, Government Operations Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 2013 - 2015 Assistant Deputy Minister, Parliamentary Precinct Branch, Public Works and Government Services Canada 2012 - 2013 Executive Director General, Real Property Branch, Public Works and Government Services Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 8, 2017
  • John Hannaford
    Education     Bachelor of Arts, History, Queen’s University Master of Science, International Relations, London School of Economics Bachelor of Law, University of Toronto Professional Experience Since February 2015 Foreign and Defence Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister, Privy Council Office 2012 - 2015 Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Foreign and Defence Policy, Privy Council Office 2009 - 2012 Ambassador (Norway), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - February 8, 2017