• Canada - France Climate and Environment Partnership
    Canada and France share a commitment to safeguard the planet and the future of the generations to come. Together we will accelerate climate action and work together towards a clean and prosperous future. We recognize that the Paris Agreement is irreversible and we are committed to its full and effective implementation. We support the Paris agreement temperature goal of holding the increase to well below 2 degrees Celsius and pursuing efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 degrees.
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    Paris, France - April 16, 2018
  • Joint Declaration on Cultural Diversity and the Digital Space
    The Government of Canada and the Government of the French Republic, hereinafter referred to collectively as the “Signatories”:Reaffirm the sovereign right of States to adopt policies and measures to protect and promote the diversity of cultural expressions in the digital space, in accordance with the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions;
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    Paris, France - April 16, 2018
  • Canada further strengthens its support for the Caribbean Region
    Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hosted a roundtable discussion with leaders from Caribbean nations as part of his participation in the Summit of the Americas. He announced during the event that Canada would provide over $30 million toward Caribbean reconstruction and climate resilience efforts for 2017-2022, of which $25 million will be in addition to Canada’s previous pledge of $100 million for this purpose.Projects announced include:Gender-Responsive Community Building ($5 million, Canadian Red Cross) – 2017-18 to 2021-22
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    Lima, Peru - April 14, 2018
  • Declaration on Venezuela
    The heads of state and government of Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Saint Lucia, and the Vice President of the United States, meeting on the occasion of the VIII Summit of the Americas, in light of the steady breakdown of constitutional order in Venezuela and concerned about the worsening political, economic, social and humanitarian crisis in that country:
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    Lima, Peru - April 14, 2018
  • Judy Foote
    Born in Grand Bank, Newfoundland and Labrador, Judy Foote, P.C., is a former journalist and communications director, and has served in the provincial House of Assembly, as well as in the Parliament of Canada. Ms. Foote holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University, and an Honours Diploma in Radio and Television Broadcast Arts from Lambton College.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 20, 2018
  • Janet Austin
    Janet Austin is a leader in her community and an advocate for social change in British Columbia. She currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the YWCA Metro Vancouver, a position she has held since 2003. In this capacity, she is responsible for one of British Columbia’s largest and most diversified non-profit organizations.Prior to joining the YWCA, she was the Executive Director of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland and worked for BC Housing.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 20, 2018
  • Yvonne Boyer
    Dr. Yvonne Boyer is a lawyer, an academic, and a member of the Métis Nation of Ontario with her ancestral roots in the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan and the Red River. She is also a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Law Society of Saskatchewan with over 21 years of experience practicing law.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 15, 2018
  • Adeline Webber
    Adeline Webber is a proud member of the Teslin Tlingit First Nation. She was born and raised in Whitehorse, where she spent most of her career working in the federal public service, including serving as the Yukon District Director for the Public Service Commission of Canada.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 9, 2018
  • Angélique Bernard
    In 1995, Angélique Bernard moved to the Yukon for a translation internship with the Bureau of French Language Services. She quickly immersed herself in Yukon culture and became involved in the territory’s Francophone community.From 1996 to 2001, Ms. Bernard worked as a development officer with Les EssentiElles, a non‑profit organization that represents the interests of Yukon’s French-speaking women. Since 1998, she has volunteered as the host of a weekly French radio program.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - March 9, 2018
  • Brenda Lucki
    EducationBachelor of Arts, Psychology and Sociology, University of AlbertaAdvanced Program in Management, Leadership and Strategy, Asper School of Business, University of ManitobaProfessional ExperienceSince October 2016Commanding Officer (Assistant Commissioner), Depot Division, Royal Canadian Mounted Police2012-2016District Commander (Chief Superintendent), “K” Division, Royal Canadian Mounted Police2009-2012District Commander (Superintendent), “D” Division, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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    Regina, Saskatchewan - March 9, 2018