G20 and Canada

Why is Canada a member of the G20?

It is in the interest of Canadians that Canada participates in international discussions with its key partners. G8 membership enables Canada to pursue its broad foreign and economic policy agenda and interests, and to help shape global developments on a range of issues, including responses to global crises.

How many G20 Summits has Canada hosted?

Toronto (2010) was the first G20 Summit Canada has hosted.