• Marie-Geneviève Mounier
    EducationBachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia UniversityMasters in Public Administration (International Management), École nationale d’administration publique, Université du QuébecGraduate studies in International Administration, École nationale d’administration publique, Université du Québec Professional ExperienceSince 2015Assistant Deputy Minister, Sport, Major Events and Commemorations, Canadian Heritage
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 16, 2018
  • Assunta Di Lorenzo
    EducationLicentiate in Laws, LL.L, University of OttawaInternational Executive InstituteAdvanced Management and Executive Development Certificates, McGill UniversityProfessional ExperienceSince 2015Corporate Secretary and Executive Director, Corporate and Legal Affairs, Réseau de transport métropolitain2011 - 2015Partner, Capital Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Services Groups, McMillan LLP2010 - 2011Attorney, Business Law, Assunta Di Lorenzo
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 16, 2018
  • Canada Service Corps
    Canada Service Corps is designed to achieve the following core objectives: build a culture of service among young Canadians; concrete results for communities; personal growth through participation in a diverse team of peers; and lasting impacts on participants.The first phase of Canada Service Corps will focus on the following program components:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 16, 2018
  • Lisa Campbell
    EducationBachelor of Laws, Dalhousie UniversityBachelor of Political Science, McGill UniversityProfessional ExperienceSince January 2015Assistant Deputy Minister, Defence and Marine Procurement, Public Services and Procurement Canada2014 - 2015Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition, Mergers Branch, Competition Bureau2010 - 2014Deputy Commissioner, Fair Business Practices Branch, Competition Bureau2009 - 2010Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - January 12, 2018
  • Sony Perron
    EducationMaster of Public Administration, École nationale d’administration publiqueBachelor of Urban Planning, Université du Québec à MontréalProfessional ExperienceSince January 2014Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada2012 - 2014Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services Branch, Health Canada2011 - 2012Director General, Corporate Planning, Health Canada2010 - 2011Director General, Non-Insured Health Benefits Directorate, Health Canada 
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 15, 2017
  • France Pégeot
    EducationMaster of Policy Analysis, Université LavalBachelor of Food Science and Technology, Université LavalProfessional ExperienceSince November 2016Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada2013 - 2016Assistant Deputy Minister, Change Management Office, Justice Canada2011 - 2013Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy, Fisheries and Oceans Canada2010 - 2011Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Operations, Industry Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 8, 2017
  • Pierre Legault
    Pierre Legault holds a Bachelor of Civil Law (LL.L.) and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Ottawa, and is a member of the Québec Bar. He is a respected lawyer, and a proven leader and decision maker. He is also fluently bilingual. Since July 2017, Mr. Legault has been serving as interim Senate Ethics Officer.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 8, 2017
  • Rennie Marcoux
    EducationMaster of Arts, International Affairs, Carleton UniversityBachelor of Science, Political Science, Université de MontréalProfessional ExperienceSince January 2013Chief Strategic Policy and Planning Officer, Royal Canadian Mounted Police2006 - 2013Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Security and Intelligence, Privy Council Office2002 - 2006Assistant Director, Secretariat, Canadian Security Intelligence Service
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 7, 2017
  • Canada-China Joint Initiatives and Agreements
    Ongoing discussions towards a comprehensive trade agreement: Building on progress from 2016, the two leaders successfully concluded the second Annual Leaders’ Dialogue where they discussed a variety of key issues and strengthened their bilateral relationship. Both sides agreed to continue exploratory discussions towards a comprehensive trade agreement to create more opportunities for people in both countries.
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    Beijing, China - December 4, 2017
  • Mary Coyle
    A long-time champion for women’s leadership, gender equality, and the rights of Indigenous Peoples, Mary Coyle has forged a distinguished career in the post-secondary education and non-profit sectors, with a focus on international and local development.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - December 4, 2017