Canada is providing homegrown softwood lumber and metal to assist with the reconstruction of Paris’s famed Notre Dame Cathedral, which was partially destroyed by hearth in mid-April.
In a letter despatched to French President Emmanuel Macron this week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mentioned Canada was proud to assist France within the reconstruction of the long-lasting monument.
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The Canadian Metal Producers Affiliation and the Forest Merchandise Affiliation of Canada have already indicated their assist for the Canadian authorities initiative.
Trudeau is in Paris at this time and Thursday to participate in a sequence of conferences within the struggle in opposition to extremism and on-line violence, some two months after an assault at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, left 51 useless.
Not lengthy after arriving in Paris at this time, Trudeau made a go to to Notre Dame alongside the cathedral’s rector, Patrick Chauvet, and French Tradition Minister Franck Riester.
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The prime minister may also participate within the Christchurch Name to Motion summit co-hosted by Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
He’s additionally scheduled to talk on the VivaTech summit, an annual occasion celebrating innovation that brings collectively startups and leaders.
Trudeau additionally has a number of bilateral conferences scheduled with the leaders of Jordan and Norway at this time, and France and New Zealand on Thursday.
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