On February 27, 2019, CABC attended the fourth annual meeting of the Asia Business Leaders Advisory Council 2019 (ABLAC 2019), hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) in Hong Kong.

At the meeting, senior leaders from Canada and Asia discussed Canada’s role and opportunities in Asia given the region’s shifting economic and geopolitical landscape. The meeting provided a unique platform for business and government stakeholders to engage in candid dialogue on how Canada can realize the full potential of its business and economic engagement with Asia. The Council also discussed the strategic alignment of investments and innovations between Canada and Asia and provide strategic policy advice informing the development of an Asia Strategy for the Government of Canada.