Germany Chancellor Scholz to visit Canada From August 21st to 23rd


Canadian Prime Minsiter Justin Trudeau will welcome his German Counterpart Olaf Scholz to Canada from August 21st to the 23rd.


The three day visit will have stops in Montréal, Quebec, Toronto, Ontario, and Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador. In Montreal Scholz and Trudeau will attend a hydrogen trade show where they will have the opportunity to speak to experts and view a variety of clean hydrogen projects, technologies, and services.


Trudeau said in a press release of the upcoming visit, "Germany and Canada are close friends on the world stage.


"We are tied by our shared commitments to democracy, peace and security, including our support for Ukraine, a clean, healthy future, and an economy that works for people," He added. "I look forward to showing Chancellor Scholz what Canada has to offer, while we further strengthen our relationship, create jobs, and help grow the middle class in both countries.‎"


According to the press release, the topic of Russia and the ongoing war in Ukraine will be top of the agenda for the three day visit. In Montréal, Trudeau and Scholz will discuss the countries unwavering support for Ukraine, protecting peace and security in Europe and around the world, and addressing the broader global impacts of Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion.


The Prime Minister and Chancellor Scholz last met in June on the margins of the G7 Summit in Elmau, Germany.