It was a special day for Junior Team Canada as we set out on our mission to brand Canadian education. Taylor’s University College is a pre-university program which sends hundreds of students to universities all across the world. It was here that Junior Team Canada chose to present a taste of Canadian university education to [...]
The 2009 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Singapore celebrated 20 years as a premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade, and investment in the asia-pacific region. APEC has grown to encompass 21 member economies spanning across four continents and is representative of the most economically dynamic regions in the world. APEC event [...]
On November 15th, 2008, Global Vision sent a six-person Junior Team Canada (JTC) delegation to Lima, Peru to represent their country at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit. These enterprising youth had ambitious mandates: to participate in the Voices of The Future Program; to promote Canada as a choice location for investment by networking [...]
Junior Team Canada has experienced a whirlwind week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima, Peru. The team witnessed the signing of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, attended a reception at the Canadian embassy in Lima and met with the government leaders of Colombia, Australia and the Philippines.
By Janet Harron, December 1, 2008 Melissa Royle and Mark Freake, political science students, travelled with four other young Canadians as part of a Junior Team Canada delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Lima, Peru. With a mandate from Invest in Canada, Melissa and Mark networked with foreign CEOs to discover potential [...]
By Heather Travis Wednesday, November 26, 2008 University Students’ Council president Stephen Lecce was given an opportunity of a lifetime to rub elbows with some of the world’s top leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Last week, Lecce attended the three-day Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) conference in Lima, Peru, as one of six youth [...]
Canwest News Service Published: Monday, November 24 2008 Prime Minister Stephen Harper spent the weekend meeting world leaders, including U.S. President George W. Bush, but left one important meeting until the very end: 40-minute meeting with 19-year-old Sophie Roy of Montreal and half a dozen other young Canadians.
Prior to the APEC Mission, Junior Team Canada met with His Excellency, William Fisher, the Ambassador of Australia and High Commissioner to Canada in Ottawa. His Excellency shared his extensive knowledge about Canada’s strategic position. It is widely known that the U.S. has been seen as a “low-hanging fruit”, and thus creating a comfort zone [...]