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Canada’s Harper Cancels Trip to Beijing for APEC Meeting

Posted October 29, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(China Daily)

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper canceled attending the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Summit (APEC) in Beijing to remain in Ottawa for a national holiday that commemorates soldiers killed in the line of duty.

The annual Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa on Nov 11 coincides with the APEC summit in China on Nov 10-11. Read more here.

Related: Harper to Visit China Before APEC Summit (Globe & Mail)