Justin Trudeau’s Canadian Chamber sold out Canada-Hong Kong luncheon Q&A going live to Hongkongers next week
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a tour of China this week and he’s checking into Hong Kong for one day on Tuesday September 6. And the Consulate General of Canada has just announced that his Q&A session at the Canadian Chamber Luncheon during next Tuesday is to be broadcast live at 1pm on the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong & Macao Facebook page. Of course, anyone can watch, not just our city’s Canadian community, which is the biggest expat community in Hong Kong.
The visit to our city finishes up a week-long tour of China for the PM, which includes a visit to the Great Wall, a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and flights to both Beijing and Shanghai. He’s also travelling to Hangzhou for a summit meeting of the Group of 20 economic powers. The whole trip is a bid to bolster trade and improve diplomatic ties between Canada and the Middle Kingdom. In Hong Kong, a lot of his meetings will be behind closed doors, however he is putting his time aside for the Facebook Live event so he can connect with Hongkongers.
In a statement he sent to Time Out Hong Kong, he says: “Strengthening our relationship with China is essential to growing our middle class and creating new opportunities for Canadian businesses. On this trip, I will strive for a closer, more balanced relationship between Canada and China, one that unlocks the untapped potential in our two countries’ commercial ties and advances important issues like good governance, the rule of law and the environment.”