Montreal, June 12, 2019.- Mrs. Elba Rosa Pérez Montoya, Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and the Environment (CITMA), attended the 25th Anniversary edition of the Conference of Montreal, held from June 10-13, in the Canadian city with the same name, under the theme “Embracing Change”.
The Conference of Montreal, which has been hosted by the International Forum of the Americas since 1995, is committed to heightening knowledge and awareness of the major issues concerning economic globalization, with a particular emphasis on the relations between the Americas and other continents.
Toronto, June 9, 2019.- The Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) solidarity network held its 9th Biennial Convention from June 8-9, 2019, in Toronto. Elizabeth Hill and Isaac Saney, CNC co-chairs, welcomed Ambassador of Cuba to Canada, Josefina Vidal and special invited guests from the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP), Mrs. Sandra Yisel Ramírez, Director of North America, and Mr. Yamil Martínez, Canada desk official.
CNC member groups reported the work carried out by their organizations since the 8th Convention in 2017. During the panel discussions, Convention delegates exchanged viewpoints and experiences on the movement of solidarity with Cuba and Latin America.
Toronto, June 7, 2019 Ottawa.- Cuban Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, paid her first official visit to the province of Ontario from June 5-7, 2019.
During her stay in Toronto, the Cuban diplomat completed an extensive programme, which comprised courtesy calls on Ontario´s government authorities and a community conversation on Cuba´s new Constitution at the University of York.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario; the Honourable Ted Arnott, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario; and Mr. John Tory, Mayor of the City of Toronto, received H.E. Vidal Ferreiro.
She also attended a reception offered by the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Ford, to Heads of Consular and Diplomatic Posts accredited in that province.