The Americas: Our Neighbours, Our Priority
Canada continues to support projects that contribute to the long-term reconstruction and development of Haiti. In total, between 2006 and 2012, the Government of Canada committed more than $1 billion towards Haiti, which makes this country Canada's largest aid beneficiary in the Americas.
Minister Ed Fast meets with Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, on the margins of the North American Competiveness and Innovation Conference.
Minister Ed Fast will meet with Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, at the North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference 2014 on Friday, October 31, 2014, in Toronto.
- 1 - Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
- 2 - Haiti: After the Earthquake
- 3 - Minister Fast Meets with Mexican Counterpart to Discuss Economic Benefits of NAFTA and Bilateral Trade
- 4 - Minister Fast Attends the North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference
In 2007, Prime Minister Harper announced that reviving and expanding Canadian political and economic engagement in the Americas is a major foreign policy goal. Canada is a country of the Americas and as such we place great value in Canada’s relationships with countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Canada's engagement in the hemisphere has never been stronger, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to play a bigger role in the Americas and to do so for the long term.
With a vision of a more prosperous, secure and democratic hemisphere, Canada is working with global, regional and local partners towards three goals of:
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