Vladimir Putin

McCallion, Her Worship, Hazel

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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Royal Commonwealth Society. Some introductory remarks about Mississauga and the speaker's role as Mayor of that city. A focus on visits to two commonwealth countries - India and Tanzania. The visit to Tanzania with World Vision Canada. The despair of the hundreds of children affected by HIV/AIDS. The formation of Hazel's Hope, and some of the results. The 10-day trade mission for the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance (GTMA) to India to attract foreign investment and capitalize on India's growing ecnomic prospects. Ways in which Mississauga is strategically positioned for Indian-based companies looking to set up shop in Canada. Opening the Ontario Investment Office at the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi. Some other matters of interest and concluding remarks.