Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

November 27, 2012 10:20 ET

Canadian Delegates to Accompany Governor General on Visits to Mexico, Peru and Guatemala

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 27, 2012) - Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be joined by official and accompanying delegations on the occasion of a working visit to the United Mexican States, from November 30 to December 2; an official visit to the Republic of Peru, from December 2 to 5; and a State visit to the Republic of Guatemala, from December 5 to 7, 2012

The delegation of Canadian government and private sector leaders in the fields of business, education, and social justice and development will share their experiences and knowledge with their counterparts and play an active role in highlighting Canada's involvement in the three countries visited. These exchanges will further develop the wide-ranging and multi-faceted relationships with Mexico, Peru and Guatemala and will provide greater visibility for our bilateral co-operation initiatives.

The Honourable Diane Ablonczy
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs)
Randy Hoback
Member of Parliament
Brian Masse
Member of Parliament
The Honourable Geoff Regan
Member of Parliament
Paul Davidson (Mexico)
President, Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC)
Derek Evans (Peru and Guatemala)
Executive Director, CUSO International
James Knight
President and CEO, Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC)
Jayson Myers
President and CEO, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters' Association (CME)
Glenn Nolan
President of Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
Vice-President, Aboriginal Affairs, Noront Resources
The Honourable Justice David M. Paciocco
Ontario Court of Justice

The biographies of the accompanying delegation are available on

Members of the public can follow the working visit to the United Mexican States, the official visit to the Republic of Peru, and the State visit to the Republic of Guatemala online at, where speeches and photos of the Governor General will be posted.

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