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Visits to Poland, the Netherlands and Belgium - Delegation

October 21, 2014 

Canadian Delegates to Accompany Governor General
to Poland, the Netherlands and Belgium

OTTAWA—Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be joined by a delegation on the occasion of a State visitto the Republic of Poland, from October 22 to 26, a visit to the Kingdom of the Netherlands on October 26 and 27, and a visit to the Kingdom of Belgium, from October 27 to 29, 2014.

Parliamentarians and Canadian public-and private-sector leaders will enhance business, academic, cultural and people-to-people ties with their European counterparts. These exchanges will provide greater impetus to bilateral initiatives in various sectors, particularly in strategies promoting innovation, entrepreneurship and education. The delegates will attend the commemorative events in recognition of Canada’s efforts and sacrifices during the two world wars.

 

STATE VISIT TO POLAND
October 22 to 26

 

The Honourable Geoff Regan
Member of Parliament

Mr. Wladyslaw Lizon
Member of Parliament 

 

Ms. Teresa Berezowski
President, Canadian Polish Congress 

Mr. Martin Grzadka
Chairman, The Young Polish- Canadian Professionals Association 

Mr. Dean Haslip
Director General, CanmetENERGY – Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada 

Dr. George Jackowski
Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. 

Mr. John G. Jung
Chief Executive Officer, Canada’s Technology Triangle 

Mr. Ludwik Klimkowski
Chair, Tribute to Liberty
Vice President, Canadian Polish Congress

Mr. Jason Langrish
Executive Director, Canada Europe Roundtable for Business

Ms. Karen McBride
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Bureau for International Education

Mr. Jayson Myers
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Mr. Mark A. Nantais
President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association

 

VISIT TO THE NETHERLANDS
October 26 and 27

 

The Honourable Geoff Regan
Member of Parliament

 

Mr. Dean Haslip
Director General, CanmetENERGY – Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada

Mr. John G. Jung
Chief Executive Officer, Canada’s Technology Triangle

Mr. Jason Langrish
Executive Director, Canada Europe Roundtable for Business

Ms. Karen McBride
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Bureau for International Education

Mr. Jayson Myers
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Mr. Mark A. Nantais
President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association

Mr. Wayne Wouters
Clerk of the Privy Council (Past)

 

VISIT TO BELGIUM
October 27 to 29

 

The Honourable Geoff Regan
Member of Parliament 

 

Mr. Dean Haslip
Director General, CanmetENERGY – Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada

Mr. John G. Jung
Chief Executive Officer, Canada’s Technology Triangle 

Mr. Jason Langrish
Executive Director, Canada Europe Roundtable for Business

Ms. Karen McBride
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Bureau for International Education

Mr. Jayson Myers (until October 28)
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Mr. Mark A. Nantais
President, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association

Mr. Wayne Wouters (until October 28)
Clerk of the Privy Council (Past)

 

The biographies of the accompanying delegation will be available online atwww.gg.ca.

Members of the public can follow the Governor General’s visits to Poland, the Netherlands and Belgium online at www.gg.ca, where speeches, photos and videos will be posted.

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Media information:

Julie Rocheleau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-998-7280
julie.rocheleau@gg.ca

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