OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is home to many creative and innovative people whose ideas will shape the future of the global economy. The Government of Canada is positioning Canada to be a top innovative country that attracts investments which create good jobs for Canadians and grow our economy.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will promote Canada to global investors at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, from January 22 to 25, 2019. This year's theme, "Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture of the 4th Industrial Revolution," will lead to discussions on shaping the future of the digital economy, advancing Canada's leadership on artificial intelligence, and promoting the Innovation Superclusters Initiative.
Minister Bains will meet with global business and political leaders from around the world to share Canada's innovative approach for driving economic growth and to explore new opportunities for Canadian businesses to succeed.
"Canada offers a world-leading business climate with low corporate taxes and government policies designed to enhance the country's innovation potential. I look forward to attending the World Economic Forum annual meeting to showcase what Canada has to offer to global business leaders and investors. It is a unique opportunity to share insights, engage with international partners, and attract foreign investments that create jobs and new opportunities for Canadians."
– The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
- The World Economic Forum annual meeting brings together members from over 100 governments, top executives of the 1,000 most influential global companies and leaders of international organizations.
- Minister Bains will be joined in Davos by Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr, each of whom will have their own program of meetings during the World Economic Forum annual meeting.
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For further information: Dani Keenan, Press Secretary, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, 343-291-1710; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, [email protected]