OTTAWA, July 7, 2017 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will undertake an official visit to the People's Republic of China from July 10 to 14, 2017.
Parliamentarians and Canadian leaders from the areas of education, research, innovation,
agri-food, tourism and civil society will enhance relations with their Chinese counterparts. These exchanges will further strengthen Canada and China's vast and dynamic relationship.
The Honourable Bardish Chagger
Minister of Small Business and Tourism
and Leader of the Government in the House of Commons
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough (Beijing)
Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities
The Honourable John McCallum
Ambassador of Canada to the People's Republic of China
The Honourable Thomas Mulcair
Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada
Mr. John Barlow
Member of Parliament for Foothills
Mr. Geng Tan
Member of Parliament for Don Valley North and Co-Chair, Canada-China Legislative Association
Mr. Roy Norton
Chief of Protocol of Canada
Ms. Patricia Jaton
Deputy Secretary to the Governor General of Canada
Mr. David Hartman
Executive Director, Greater China Division, Global Affairs Canada
Mr. Philippe Rheault (Chongqing/Guiyang)
Consul General of Canada to Chongqing
Ms. Manon Barbeau
Founder, Director General and Artistic Director, Wapikoni Mobile
Mr. Stewart Beck
President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Mr. Paul Davidson
President and Chief Executive Officer, Universities Canada
Mr. David F. Goldstein
President and Chief Executive Officer, Destination Canada
Mr. Graham Shantz
President, Canada China Business Council
The biographies of the accompanying delegation will be available online at www.gg.ca.
Members of the public can follow the Governor General's official visit to the People's Republic of China online at www.gg.ca where speeches, photos and videos will be posted.
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