Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 10:00 – 12:00
Dubai Chamber Building | Baniyas Road | 13th Floor
In collaboration with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Consulate General of Canada warmly invites you to a seminar on investment opportunities in Canada. This seminar will introduce Canada’s economic advantages and lucrative investment environment, particularly in the infrastructure, aerospace, energy, cleantech, health care, and real estate sectors. Come learn how Canada can be your gateway to North America!
Facts about Canada:
- Best performing and most competitive economy in the G7 (KPMG).
- Best business environment in the G20 (Forbes).
- Most educated population in the OECD (OECD).
- Second lowest corporate tax rate in the G20 (PwC).
Featuring the former Premier of Quebec, the Honourable Jean Charest
With a public service career spanning almost 30 years, Jean Charest is one of Canada’s best known political figures. Mr. Charest has served as Minister of State for Youth, Minister of Environment, Minister of Industry, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, and the leader of Canada's Progressive Conservative party.
In 1998, he became the Leader of the Liberal Party of the Province of Quebec. Mr. Charest then broke a 50-year record by winning three consecutive elections as Premier of Quebec in 2003, 2007, and 2008. Under his leadership, Quebec implemented a major infrastructure investment program and experienced a sustained period of economic prosperity with stronger growth than the US, Europe, and the rest of Canada. Mr. Charest is currently a Partner at McCarthy Tetrault, an international law firm based in Montreal, Canada.
Above: Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.
Below: Toronto, Canada's largest city, with a metropolitan population of 5.9 million and GDP of $330 billion.