• Government of Canada taking action to reduce plastic pollution
    Plastic has thousands of useful applications, but is often mismanaged and ends up polluting our environment and wasting valuable resources. Reducing plastic pollution and investing in Canadian innovation are part of the Government of Canada’s overall plan to protect the environment and fight climate change to build a stronger economy and healthier communities.
    Backgrounders
    Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec - June 10, 2019
  • Canada strengthens commitment to global health and nutrition beyond 2020
    Canada’s strengthened commitment to global health and nutrition will support the efforts of a wide range of partners to help the poorest and most vulnerable around the world.Building on Canada’s ongoing global health and nutrition investments, this increased commitment will strengthen Canada’s global health leadership by:
    Backgrounders
    Vancouver, British Columbia - June 4, 2019
  • The Honourable Tracey K. DeWare
    The Honourable Tracey K. DeWare was appointed to the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick, Family Division, in 2012 and was assigned to the Judicial District of Campbellton. Prior to her appointment, she was a partner at Stewart McKelvey where her practice focused on insurance, personal injury, and medical malpractice. 
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - June 4, 2019
  • Joint Statement by Canada and the United States
    Canada and the United States reaffirm our strong partnership and the shared values that bind our two countries. Our nations believe in democracy, human rights, and respect for the rule-of-law, and we work together to promote these shared values in many places around the globe.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 30, 2019
  • The Honourable Justice Kenneth G. Nielsen
    The Honourable Justice Kenneth G. Nielsen was appointed to the Court of Queen’s Bench in April 2007, after almost 30 years of a distinguished career practicing law in Edmonton.Justice Nielsen previously served as the elected member of the Court of Queen’s Bench Executive Board for Edmonton. He also served as co-chair on several committees for the Court, and as a liaison with the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 22, 2019
  • Biographical Notes
    The Right Honourable Kim Campbell, P.C., C.C., O.B.C., Q.C., ChairpersonThe Right Honourable Kim Campbell served in 1993 as Canada’s nineteenth and first female Prime Minister. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, she held various Cabinet positions, including Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Minister of National Defence, and Minister of Veterans Affairs.
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 15, 2019
  • Arrangement concerning the appointment process to fill the seat that will be left vacant on the Supreme Court of Canada following the departure of Justice Clément Gascon
    BETWEENTHE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, represented by Mr. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, and Mr. William Francis Morneau, Acting Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade;ANDTHE GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC, represented by Mr. François Legault, Premier of Quebec, and Ms. Sonia LeBel, Minister responsible for Canadian Relations and the Canadian Francophonie;Hereinafter referred to as “the participants”
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 15, 2019
  • Canada announces closer collaboration with Japan
    As allies and partners, Canada and Japan share common values and interests reinforced by close cultural and economic ties. Our shared commitment to a rules-based international order, and to invest in growth that benefits everyone, advance gender equality, combat violent extremism, fight climate change, and work towards a safer and more peaceful world, will form the basis of stronger and deeper bilateral relations.Bilateral relationship and people-to-people ties
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 28, 2019
  • Diane Jacovella
    EducationBachelor of Science, University of OttawaGraduate Diploma in Management of Regional Public Services, Université du QuébecMaster in Regional Studies, Université du QuébecProfessional ExperienceSince July 2017Deputy Minister of International Development2016 - 2017Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs2013 - 2016Assistant Deputy Minister, Global Issues and Development, Global Affairs Canada
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 26, 2019
  • Kristina Namiesniowski
    EducationMaster of Arts, Political Science, Dalhousie UniversityBachelor of Arts, Political Science, Carleton UniversityProfessional ExperienceSince October 2016Executive Vice-President, Canada Border Services Agency2014 - 2016Assistant Deputy Minister, Programs Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada2012 - 2014Assistant Deputy Minister, Markets and Industry Services Branch, Agriculture and Agri‑Food Canada2011 - 2012Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Operations Secretariat, Privy Council Office
    Backgrounders
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 26, 2019