Upon their arrival in Beijing on July 29th, Junior Team Canada went straight to work building relations with leaders from industry and government on behalf of their Canadian partner-enterprises. The team went directly from the airport to a reception co-hosted by the Canadian Embassy and Canada-China Business Council. At the event, the Honorable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Canada, who is visiting Beijing and Tianjin this week to promote bilateral trade and cultural ties, greeted the Junior Team Canada delegation. The Minister complimented the young leaders, saying, “ Your work to in supporting the Government’s efforts to expand trade and commercial ties with China is commendable. The next generation of Canadians should feel confident, knowing that Canada’s future role in the global market is further brightened by your engagement and leadership”. In addition to the Minister, four former Chinese Ambassadors to Canada as well as leaders from companies such as Chinese Mining Investment Company, DKI Capital, Bennett Jones LLP, SNC Lavalin and KPMG attended the reception. Junior Team Canada will use the connections and discussions from the opening reception to build deeper commercial and cultural ties in China throughout their sixteen-day mission.
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