• 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
  • Paula Isaak
    EducationMaster of Social Sciences, Public Administration, Carleton UniversityBachelor of Social Sciences, Political Science, University of ManitobaProfessional ExperienceSince May 2015Assistant Deputy Minister, Education and Social Development Programs and Partnerships, Indigenous Services Canada2009-2015Director General, Natural Resources and Environment, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada2007-2009Regional Director General, Yukon, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 28, 2018
  • Beverley Busson
    Beverley Busson is a champion for women in the workforce. With a law degree from the University of British Columbia, her career as a law enforcement officer was a career of firsts. A member of the first class of women to enter the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), she has worked in various positions, including investigating frauds, drugs, and serious crimes, and she was among the first women to work in plain clothes and undercover.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 24, 2018
  • Martin Klyne
    Marty Klyne is a proud Cree Métis who has spent much of his time advancing Aboriginal economic development and speaking up for Aboriginal interests to accelerate their participation in the mainstream economy. Today, he is a proud member of the FHQ Developments Ltd. Board of Directors.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - September 24, 2018
  • 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
  • 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