Minister Fast's Official Visits and Events - 2014

Official Visits and Events

  • Minister Fast Attends the North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference

    2014-10-30 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, 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.

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to India

    2014-10-12 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, together with Robert Dechert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, will lead a six-day, three-city trade mission to Mumbai, Delhi and Chandigarh, India, to boost Canada and India trade and investment partnerships.

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to the United Kingdom

    2014-09-02 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, leads a trade mission to the United Kingdom to assist Canadian companies in securing first-mover advantages in the EU market.

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to Laos and Burma

    2014-08-26 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today kicked off a trade and development mission to Laos and Burma from August 26 to 29, 2014, to continue to build stronger economic ties with the region and with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to Colombia and Peru

    2014-08-11 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture), are leading a trade mission to Colombia and Peru from August 10 to 15 involving 19 organizations in the extractive, defence, communications and security sectors.

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to Australia and the Philippines

    2014-07-17 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will lead a trade mission to Australia and the Philippines to advance the interests of Canadian companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade and Development Mission to Ukraine

    2014-07-09 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will lead a trade mission promoting trade and investment between Canada and Ukraine, reinforcing Canada’s commitment to Ukraine’s goals of freedom, democracy and economic growth.

  • Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to Africa

    2014-06-18 - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will travel to Burkina Faso and Madagascar for bilateral visits and will lead a trade mission to South Africa and Tanzania to strengthen Canada’s economic ties with the continent.

  • Minister Fast Welcomes ASEAN Officials for Five-day Visit

    2014-05-31 - Minister Fast welcomes ministers and high-ranking officials from the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to Canada, in order to participate in a five-day “road show” from June 1 to 5, visiting Vancouver and Toronto to see Canadian expertise showcased.

  • Minister Fast Visits China

    2014-05-16 - Minister Fast Attends APEC Meeting and Leads Trade Mission to China

  • Minister Fast Visits Europe

    2014-05-06 - Minister Fast visits Europe to highlight Canada’s pro-trade plan accomplishments.

  • Ministers Fast and Baird Promote Canada’s Economic Leadership at World Economic Forum

    2014-01-24 - Minister of International Trade, and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird highlight Canada’s free trade leadership and economic success at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Minister Fast Visits Chicago

    2014-01-17 - Minister Fast travels to Chicago to discuss the productive Canada-U.S. trade and economic relationship with high-level public and private sector thought leaders.