French President Emmanuel Macron visiting Canada in June




French President Emmanuel Macron visiting Canada in June

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau has announced that Emmanuel Macron, President of France, will travel to Canada from June 6 to 9, 2018, for a working visit and to attend the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec.

The forum, G7 Leader’s Summit offers an opportunity for G7 Leaders, Ministers and policy makers to come together each year to build consensus and set trends around some of today’s most challenging global issues.

French President Emmanuel Macron visiting Canada in June

During the visit, President Macron will meet with Prime Minister Trudeau to discuss ways to work even more closely together on global issues, including strengthening multilateralism, advancing progressive trade, and defending and promoting our shared democratic heritage. They will also exchange views on how to leverage opportunities created by the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which is already creating economic growth and good, middle class jobs for people on both sides of the Atlantic.

Additionally, the two leaders will discuss how our two countries can work together to further promote gender equality, fight climate change, advance peace and security, and create economic growth that benefits everyone – themes that will be at the forefront of the 2018 G7 Leaders’ Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec.

President Macron will also meet with Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard. On June 7, President Macron will travel to Charlevoix to participate in the G7 Leaders’ Summit.