Minister Fast's Official Visits and Events - 2013


Official Visits and Events

  • Minister Fast Advances Canada’s Interests at WTO Meetings

    2013-12-03 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, travels to Bali, Indonesia, from December 3 to 6, 2013, to attend the World Trade Organization Ninth Ministerial Conference. While in Bali, Minister Fast meets with his counterparts to continue to advance Canada’s key trade objectives.

  • Minister Fast Attends North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference

    2013-10-27 - Minister Fast will travel to California to participate in the North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference with Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, and Ildefonso Guajardo, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy.

  • Minister Fast Visits Asia

    2013-10-03 - Minister Fast attends APEC, TPP and ASEAN meetings and travels to China to promote the benefits of free and open markets.

  • Minister Fast Travels to U.S. Capital

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    2013-09-27 - Minister Fast met with key U.S. political leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to advance key trade issues for Canadians.

  • Cross-Country Extractive Sector Consultations

    2013-09-18 - Minister Fast launches a series of consolations on Government of Canada best practices and succeeding in priority markets in the extractive sector.

  • Minister Fast Visits Middle East and Turkey

    2013-08-26 - Minister Fast travels to Kuwait, Turkey and Saudi Arabia to meet with counterparts, government officials and business leaders to advance Canada’s key trade and investment interests.

  • Minister Fast Visits Brunei

    2013-08-20 - Minister Fast is in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, to attend the second ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-Canada Consultations and the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit on August 20 and 21. He will also attend the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministerial Meeting on August 22 and 23.

  • Minister Fast Visits Washington, D.C.

    2013-06-25 - Minister Fast meets newly appointed counterpart, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman on June 25, to discuss various key bilateral issues.

  • 50th International Paris Air Show 2013

    2013-06-18 - Minister Fast attends the Paris Air Show to meet with aerospace executives.

  • Canada-Russia Intergovernmental Meeting

    2013-06-16 - Minister Fast and and the Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food are in Moscow to attend the Canada-Russia Intergovernmental Economic Commission (IEC) meeting.

  • Leadership Against Protectionism Continues at OECD and WTO Meetings

    2013-05-29 - Minister Fast concludes his active participation in meetings with counterparts from the OECD and the WTO in order to advance Canadian interests.

  • Deepening Trade with Asia

    2013-04-08 - Minister Fast and Minister of State (Seniors), Alice Wong, visited key countries in Asia, deepening Canada's trade and economic relations with the region.

  • Minister Fast Travels to New York and Washington

    2013-03-12 - Minister Fast highlights Canada's plan to capitalize on natural resource development during his travels to New York and Washington.

  • Highlighting Canada’s World-Class Extractive Sector at PDAC 2013

    2013-03-03 - Minister Fast addresses mining industry officials and makes an announcement related to trade and investment at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)’s annual trade convention in Toronto.

  • Minister Fast Concludes Successful Trade Mission to Africa

    2013-01-27 - Minister Fast was accompanied by representatives of nearly 30 organizations on his first trade mission of 2013, which focused on the extractive and infrastructure sectors.

  • Focus on Jobs and Economy at WEF Meetings

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    2013-01-24 - Government ministers met with key counterparts, communicated Canada’s economic success in WEF sessions and held pre-Budget discussions with Canadian business and industry leaders.