Following the announcement made on March 9, 2018 in Asuncion, Paraguay, to launch negotiations toward a comprehensive Canada-Mercosur free trade agreement (FTA), the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, welcomed the first round of formal negotiations in Ottawa from March 20 to 23, 2018.
On August 25, Uruguay celebrates its 192 anniversary of Independence. We celebrate 192 years promoting peace, all Human Rights and freedoms, social inclusion and sustainable development. We wish all our fellow compatriots a Happy National Day.
We celebrated the opening of Capital Pride Week by raising the pride flag at Ottawa City Hall with the Mayor of City of Ottawa His Worship Jim Watson and Canadian Minister of Environment & Climate Change and Deputy for Ottawa Centre, the Honourable Catherine McKenna.