Fairmont Royal York Hotel
Toronto, Canada
8 May 2015

Canada’s top business executives welcomed President Benigno S. Aquino III in a meeting and roundtable discussion led by the Asia Pacific Foundation Canada (AFPC) during the President’s State Visit.
Sun Life Financial’s chief executive officer (CEO), Dean Connor, gave a testimonial of his company’s positive experience as the oldest Canadian investment in the Philippines.
A roundtable discussion was held wherein the President and his economic team – Departments of Finance (DOF) Secretary Cesar Purisima, Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo, National Economic and Development Authority Director-General and Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan, and Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz – answered the various questions and concerns raised by the attendees.
The participants included the CEOs from Canada’s entertainment, financial services, information and communications technology (ICT), transportation, public-private partnership (PPP), diversified and general sectors.

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