• Prime Minister announces initiatives in Singapore
    While at the ASEAN Summit in Singapore, the Prime Minister announced initiatives to increase collaboration between Canada, ASEAN and Singapore, ranging from increased cyber security to mitigating biological threats.
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    Singapore - November 15, 2018
  • Joint Statement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on Marine Litter and Plastics
    On the occasion of the third annual dialogue between H.E. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada and H.E. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China in Singapore on November 14, 2018, both sides acknowledged that plastic pollution resulting from current practices have negative impacts on ocean health, biodiversity, economic sustainability, and potentially on human health.
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    Singapore - November 14, 2018
  • Shawn Tupper
    EducationBachelor of Social Science, Political Science, University of CalgaryProfessional ExperienceSince April 2017Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Economic and Regional Development Policy, Privy Council Office2015-2017Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy Branch, Transport Canada2014-2015Assistant Deputy Minister, Emergency Management and Programs Branch, Public Safety Canada2009-2013Assistant Deputy Minister, Community Safety and Partnerships Branch, Public Safety Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 26, 2018
  • The Prime Minister announces significant support while attending the XVII Francophonie Summit
    Today, at the XVII Francophonie Summit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced significant support for development projects in African countries.Canada will support the following initiatives:EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN AND GIRLSWomen’s Voice and Leadership in MaliStrengthening the political, economic and social empowerment of Malian women$8,000,000 (from 2018–2019 to 2022–2023) – CECI/SOCO/DEVIThe aim of this project is to strengthen the political, economic and social empowerment of Malian women by
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    Yerevan, Armenia - October 13, 2018
  • Josée Forest-Niesing
    Josée Forest-Niesing lives in Sudbury, Ontario. A lawyer by profession, she began her career in family law and continued to specialize in estate law, real property law, insurance law, civil law, education law and employment law.She led numerous cases through trial in Sudbury and surrounding jurisdictions, as well as in Toronto. In addition, she has been a Superior Court of Justice Small Claims Court judge and a member of several professional associations and committees.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 11, 2018
  • Brian Francis
    Brian Francis has 40 years of combined experience in various government positions, from the front lines to management.He is currently in his 12th year as Chief of the Abegweit Mi'kmaw Nation, where he has helped advance social and economic development for community members. His infrastructure development work, which includes a biodiversity and enhancement hatchery, a water tower to secure safe drinking water, paving projects, and housing developments, has made a positive impact on his community.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 11, 2018
  • Patti LaBoucane-Benson
    Patti LaBoucane-Benson has dedicated her life to helping Indigenous families. A proud Métis, she spent most of her long career with the Native Counselling Services of Alberta, currently working as Director of Research, Training, and Communication. She has a Ph.D in Human Ecology, with a focus on Indigenous family resilience.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 3, 2018
  • Peter M. Boehm
    Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Dr. Peter M. Boehm holds a Ph.D in History from the University of Edinburgh, a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from Wilfrid Laurier University.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 3, 2018
  • Paula Simons
    As a gifted storyteller, Paula Simons has told Edmonton’s stories in print, on the radio, on television, and on stage for over 30 years.A political columnist with the Edmonton Journal, in her various journalistic capacities throughout the years, she has been a member of the Alberta Press Gallery, a member of the Journal editorial board, and has written on a collection of topics that include public transit, finances, Supreme Court rulings, international trade, the arts, and mental health.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - October 3, 2018
  • Annette Gibbons
    EducationMaster of Business Administration, University of OttawaMaster of Arts in Public Administration, Carleton UniversityBachelor of Arts, French and Political Science, Memorial University of NewfoundlandProfessional ExperienceSince June 2018Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Foreign Direct Investment, Privy Council Office2017-2018Special Advisor, Senior Personnel Secretariat, Privy Council Office2014-2017Assistant Secretary, Social and Cultural Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 28, 2018