• Declaration in favour of gender equality between the government of Spain and the government of Canada
    The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, having convened in Montréal on the 23rd of September 2018, declare:
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    Montréal, Quebec - September 23, 2018
  • JOINT DECLARATION - Canada-Spain Cooperation Agenda
    As allies and partners, Canada and Spain share common values and interests reinforced by close person to person and economic ties. Our shared commitment to create economic growth that benefits everyone, reduce inequalities and build inclusive societies, combat climate change, advance women’s empowerment and gender equality, and work towards a safer and more peaceful world will form the basis of stronger and deeper bilateral relations.
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    Montréal, Quebec - September 23, 2018
  • Isabelle Mondou
    EducationMaster of Law, Université de MontréalBachelor of Law, Université de MontréalProfessional ExperienceSince September 2016Assistant Secretary to Cabinet (Priorities and Planning), Privy Council Office2013 - 2016Counsel to the Clerk of the Privy Council and Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Legal Operations, Cabinet Confidences and Democratic Reform, Privy Council Office2004 - 2013Director of Legal Operations, Privy Council Office
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Chantal Maheu
    EducationMaster of Arts, Economics, Queen’s UniversityBachelor of Business Administration, École des Hautes Études CommercialesProfessional ExperienceSince September 2016Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations), Privy Council Office2014 - 2016Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Priorities and Planning), Privy Council Office2011 - 2014General Director, Federal-Provincial Relations and Social Policy, Finance Canada2006 - 2011Director General, Energy Policy, Natural Resources Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • David Morrison
    EducationBachelor of Arts, History, Yale UniversityMaster of Philosophy, International Relations, University of OxfordProfessional ExperienceSince November 2017Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs2013 - 2017Assistant Deputy Minister, Americas Branch, Global Affairs Canada2012 - 2013Senior Vice-President, Canadian International Development Agency2008 - 2012Executive Secretary, United Nations Capital Development Fund
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Daniel Watson
    EducationBachelor of Arts, History, French Literature, University of British ColumbiaProfessional ExperienceSince August 2015Chief Executive Officer, Parks Canada2012 - 2015Chief Human Resources Officer, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat2009 - 2012Deputy Minister, Western Economic Diversification2009Associate Deputy Minister, Western Economic Diversification2006 - 2009Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Hélène Laurendeau
    EducationBachelor of Laws, Civil Law, University of OttawaBachelor of Arts, Communications, University of OttawaProfessional ExperienceSince April 2016Deputy Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs2013 - 2016Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs2011 - 2013Senior Vice-President, Policy Branch, Public Service Commission of Canada2004 - 2011Assistant Deputy Minister, Compensation and Labour Relations, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Philip Jennings
    EducationMaster of Economics, Queen’s UniversityBachelor of Social Science, Economics (Honours) University of OttawaProfessional ExperienceSince July 2016Associate Deputy Minister of Natural Resources2013 - 2016Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada2010 - 2013Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Industry Sector, Industry Canada2009 - 2010Assistant Deputy Minister, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited Restructuring
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Graham Flack
    EducationMaster of Laws, Harvard UniversityBachelor of Laws, Dalhousie UniversityBachelor of Arts (Honours), Politics, Philosophy and Economics, University of OxfordBachelor of Arts, Political Science, Dalhousie UniversityMember of the Law Society of Upper CanadaProfessional ExperienceSince July 2014Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage2013 - 2014Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Plans and Consultations and Intergovernmental Affairs), Privy Council Office
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018
  • Louise Levonian
    EducationMaster of Arts (Economics), Queen’s UniversityBachelor of Arts (Economics), Carleton UniversityProfessional ExperienceSince May 2016Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development2014 - 2016Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Employment and Social Development and Chief Operating Officer for Service Canada2010 - 2014Associate Deputy Minister of Finance2008 - 2010Assistant Deputy Minister, Tax Policy Branch, Finance Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - August 31, 2018