It is deeply symbolic that we celebrate this day on the shores of the mighty St. Lawrence.
This "Great River of Canada," as the European explorer Jacques Cartier called it, has been a vibrant trading route for many centuries, long before Canada and the European Union were formally established.
New York - Yesterday evening, the international Alliance for Torture-Free Trade was launched during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York. Canada is one of the countries that have joined the Alliance. The initiative – a joint effort by the European Union, Argentina and Mongolia, with a total of 58 participating countries – aims to stop the trade in goods used to carry out the death penalty and commit torture.
The European Union Delegation to Canada, located on 150 Metcalfe street in Ottawa, is looking to appoint a Policy Officer (Senior Advisor in the Economic and Trade Section) as of January 1st 2018, depending on completion of the selection procedure.
Peteris Ustubs, the newly-appointed European Union Ambassador to Canada, presented his letter of credentials to H.E. the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, today in Quebec City during a ceremony officially marking the beginning of his mandate.