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

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Roundtable Luncheon with The Honourable John McCallum, Ambassador of Canada to the People’s Republic of China
Jan
21
Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:30
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Toronto ON, C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300
  • China’s Economic Outlook and its Implications for Canada and the World

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Biography

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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