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Ministers at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

January 17 to 20, 2017

The Honourable Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance; the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development; the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade; the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board; the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage; the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change to attend the upcoming World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.

The six ministers will meet with government officials and business leaders, and lead several WEF sessions to address issues related to WEF’s 2017 theme: Responsive and Responsible Leadership.

Quick Facts

  • WEF brings together the world’s top private and public sector leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping global, regional and industry agendas.
  • The annual meeting attracts over 2,500 top business and political leaders, intellectuals, journalists and civil society members. 
  • The theme of this year’s meeting is “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”.  It reflects a deeper commitment to inclusive development and equitable growth, both nationally and globally.

Event details

January 17 to 20, 2017

Davos, Switzerland

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