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

January 22-25, 2014

The Honourable Ed Fast, 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’s program includes meetings with his counterparts and with businesses leaders in order to advance Canada’s pro-trade plan and key trade priorities, as outlined in the government’s recently announced Global Markets Action Plan. He also highlights the benefits and tremendous opportunities that exist for Canadian businesses and their workers now that an historic agreement-in-principle has been reached with the European Union.