The JTC mission included 16 Youth Ambassadors each of whom represented companies and organizations with an expressed interest in Ecuador and Panama markets. The mission agendas were prepared with the grateful assistance of the Trade Commissioners, Ryan Kuffner in Ecuador and Glen McPherson in Panama and their respective staffs. These agendas were packed with business, [...]
Originally reported in the Panama Star 02-17-2009 | DAVID YOUNG The team of young leaders got a chance of some rest and relaxation before beginning a busy week of meetings, research and negotiationPanama Star PANAMA. From major event coordinator to reserve air-force pilot; entrepreneur building low cost homes from discarded shipping containers; working at a [...]
02-14-2009 | DAVID YOUNG OUR MAN IN PANAMA A Canadian initiated program that could help develop future leaders without relying on nepotism Panama Star It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to meet with a group of intelligent, community oriented young people with a vision. In fact locally it’s been difficult of late, [...]
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.