OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of
Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Minister of the Economic
Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, will visit
China from November 11-13, 2012.
During his visit, Minister Lebel will promote Canada's global leadership
in civil aviation and open new opportunities for Canadian businesses
through strengthened transport and trade relations.
"Canada builds its relationships on a foundation of cooperation and
partnership," said Minister Lebel. "Transportation moves trade. The
Harper Government will continue to work closely with our partners in
Asia to keep people and goods moving efficiently, to ensure
competitiveness, and to encourage long-term economic growth."
Minister Lebel will arrive in Hong Kong, China, in time for the
Remembrance Day Ceremony where he will honor the courage and sacrifice
of those who lost their lives during the Second World War. He will also
hold a series of meetings with key members of the Hong Kong business
community, prior to travelling to Zhuhai, China to participate in
Airshow China. His trip will support job creation in the Canadian
aerospace sector, and strengthen bilateral cooperation on air safety.
SOURCE: Transport Canada
For further information:
Office of the Honourable Denis Lebel
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities,
and Minister of the Economic Development Agency
of Canada for the Regions of Quebec,
Transport Canada, Ottawa
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