EU’s Ursula von der Leyen to promote sustainability, Ukraine aid during Canada visit


By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 7, 2023 7:30 am 1:27 EU leaders reach agreement on partial Russian oil embargo WATCH: EU’s Ursula von der Leyen to promote sustainability, Ukraine support during Canada visit – May 31, 2022 European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is in Canada for a short visit aimed at promoting transatlantic ties. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will join von der Leyen at CFB Kingston Tuesday morning to meet with Canadian Armed Forces personnel who have deployed to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees.The two will also hold an event regarding collaboration on critical minerals in the net-zero economy during a visit to a clean technology company. Trending Now According to Trudeau’s office, the pair will discuss climate change, gender equity and ways to broaden trade and investment.Tuesday evening, von der Leyen will address the House of Commons about Canada’s ties with Europe and mark International Women’s Day, which is Wednesday. Story continues below advertisement She is also scheduled to meet Wednesday morning with Gov. Gen. Mary Simon. &copy 2023 The Canadian Press

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