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Trudeau’s Cabinet Ministers, Diplomats meet influential Hispanics

Nominations open for TD’s ‘10 most influential Hispanics

NEWS RELEASE (French/Spanish versions - and pictures below)

Ottawa, May 3, 2018 – Canada’s Minister of International Trade -Hon. Francois Philippe Champagne, Minister of Science -Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Infrastructure -Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, Peruvian Canadian Senator Rosa Galvez, Argentinian Canadian Pablo Rodriguez (Member of Parliament Honore Mercier, Chief Government Whip) and Mexican Canadian Julie Dzerowicz (MP Davenport) met last Monday in Ottawa with twenty influential Hispanics. The group, which discussed issues of importance to our community, also interacted with several Ambassadors at the Mexican Embassy. Nominations for TD’s “10 most influential Hispanic Canadians”, now celebrating its 12th anniversary, were also declared open until May 31, 2018. The awards ceremony will take place in the fall in a city to be announced.

The delegation included recent winners who have consistently supported TD’s “10 most” as judges, as well as donors to the $120,000 Hispanic/Latino Scholarships at Ryerson University. The visit to Ottawa was supported by MP Rodriguez and MP Dzerowicz, under the guidance of Mauricio Ospina, director of the ’10 most’ - full list of delegates and pictures follow.

“TD's commitment to diversity and inclusiveness is the reason we invest in the communities we serve. We proudly support these awards that recognize the rich contributions of Hispanic-Canadians. Celebrating these success stories helps create an inclusive tomorrow where people have the opportunity to participate and be included in their community." said Valerie Picher, Associate Vice President, Community Relations, TD Bank Group.  (Read More...)