Gov. Ricketts Kicks Off Trade Mission to Canada

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Gov. Ricketts Kicks Off Trade Mission to Canada

Gov. Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska trade delegation meet with Ontario International Trade Minister Michael Chan and other Canadian government officials.

TORONTO, CANADA – On Tuesday, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska trade delegation kicked off the first-ever, Governor led Nebraska trade mission to Canada.  During day one, the Governor and trade delegation met with Ontario International Trade Minister Michael Chan to discuss the importance of the Canadian/Nebraskan trade relationship.  The Governor and trade delegation also took part in a Select USA “Why Nebraska?” roundtable discussion to pitch Nebraska as a great place to do business.

The delegation ended the day with a reception celebrating Nebraska beef in Canada followed by a meeting with Canadian Minister of Finance Bill Morneau.  Today, the Governor began day two of the trade mission to Canada with a meeting with the Ontario Minister of Agriculture Jeff Leal.

More photos from yesterday’s events can be found by here.