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Jan 21

China’s Economic Outlook and its Implications for Canada and the World

Roundtable Luncheon with The Honourable John McCallum, Ambassador of Canada to the People’s Republic of China

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:30
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The Honourable John McCallum, Ambassador of Canada to the People’s Republic of China

Diplomatic career, 2017

Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China

Political career, 2000-2017

Member of Parliament for Markham (subsequently Markham-Unionville, Markham-Thornhill)

Served in six ministerial portfolios, including National Defence and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Led initiative to welcome 40,000+ Syrian refugees to Canada (2015-16) and nominated Nelson Mandela as honorary citizen (2001)

Banking career, 1994-2000

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Royal Bank of Canada

Academic career, 1976-1994

Economics professor at McGill University, Université du Québec à Montréal, Simon Fraser University, and University of Manitoba, as well as Dean of Faculty of Arts, McGill University

Best known publication: “National Borders Matter: Canada-US Regional Trade Patterns,” American Economic Review, June 1995

Education

BA, Queens’ College, Cambridge

Diplôme d’Etudes supérieures, Université de Paris I

PhD, McGill University

Personal

Married to Nancy Lim McCallum with three sons: Andrew, Jamie, Duncan

 

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