Western Economic Diversification Canada

Western Economic Diversification Canada

November 28, 2014 16:35 ET

Minister Rempel to Participate in State Visits to the Republics of Chile and Colombia

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 28, 2014) - Western Economic Diversification Canada

The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, will join Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston in State visits to the Republic of Chile, from November 29 to December 3, and the Republic of Colombia, from December 3 to 6, 2014.

Minister Rempel is pleased to support the Governor General of Canada in his visits to strengthen Canada's existing international relations, showcase our country's innovations, and engage in discussions to enrich ties that will benefit various sectors of Canada, Chile and Colombia, such as education, innovation and trade.

Quotes

"State visits play an important role in building strong relations between Canada and other countries. This continued collaboration will strengthen our economic ties, as well as increase our knowledge and expertise to benefit Canadians and South Americans."

- The Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification

Additional Links

- The Governor General of Canada: News Release - State Visit to Chile

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Contact Information

  • Emily Goucher
    Office of the Minister
    Western Economic Diversification
    613-668-2903
    Emily.Goucher@wd-deo.gc.ca

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