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Canadian Parliamentary Secretary on tour to CARICOM leaders meeting


Port of Spain, 4 July 2023 (TDI): Parliamentary Secretary Sidhu is representing Canada in Trinidad and Tobago. He is attending the 45th Regular Meeting of the Caribbean Community’s Conference of Heads of Government.


During his visit, he will also meet with Trinidad and Tobago’s Amery Browne, Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs.

He will also meet Fitzgerald Hinds, Minister of National Security, in order to discuss common political and economic goals.

Furthermore, Secretary Sidhu will participate in a round-table networking session in Trinidad and Tobago.

He will talk about the potential and obstacles for Canadian businesses in the region.

“Canada and CARICOM are tightly connected through our deep people-to-people ties, shared economic interests, and our commitment to common values, such as democracy, human rights, freedom of expression, and the rules-based international order.

“We are committed to collaborating on shared priorities, such as inclusive economic growth, food security, and natural resource management,” he said.

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Canada-Trinidad & Tobago Relations

The bilateral relationship between Canada and Trinidad & Tobago is based on common principles.

some of these are multilateral collaboration, strong people-to-people relationships, and major economic links.

The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago is Canada’s largest CARICOM merchandise trading partner.

In 2022, the total amount of international trade in goods was $588.1 million, with importation at $285.2 million and sales worth $302.9 million.

Canada has a long history of cooperation with The Caribbean Community and its member nations on a variety of subjects, including commerce, safety and military, and governance.

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