On July 17th, 2007 Prime Minister Steven Harper told the world that “Canada is committed to playing a bigger role in the Americas and to doing so for the long term.” One year later Canada has delivered on its Prime Minister’s words by signing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Peru and expressing interest in [...]
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 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 [...]
The 23 member Team represented the businesses and organizations from every region of Canada. They met with Peru business, government leaders and were briefed by Canadian Embassy Trade and Development officers. The main purpose of their work was to meet and live in the rural and aboriginal communities in the regions of Peru.
July 21, 2008 Three York students to represent Canada in South America South America, here they come. Two York students were chosen last month to represent Canada with Global Vision’s Junior Team Canada, which is heading to Peru in August to promote trade between the two countries, while student Anand Sookdrah is heading to Colombia [...]