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Minister Ng wraps up export and small business tour in British Columbia

Highlights benefits of international trade deals, importance of women entrepreneurship

November 17, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, wrapped up her trip to British Columbia. During her visit she met with small business stakeholders in several communities across the province to highlight the importance of export and entrepreneurship and promote the benefits of exporting for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

In Vancouver, Minister Ng met with board members of the Asia Pacific Foundation to discuss the importance of trade and of supporting Canadian SMEs looking to export. She participated in the Japan-Canada Innovation Partnership Forum hosted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). She then spoke about the Government’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s WE FOR SHE conference. Finally, Minister Ng met with the BC-India Business Network to talk about how the Government of Canada is supporting small businesses looking to access new markets.

While in British Columbia, Minister Ng also met with members of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce and participated in an export promotion roundtable at Accelerate Okanagan.

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2018-11-17 13:30:00

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