A 'sea change' in how diplomatic assets are used

'Economic diplomacy' is to be the driving force behind Canada's trade promotion activities, says Ed Fast in a landmark speech.

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Trade Minister Ed Fast speaks at the 82nd annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters in Mississauga in October.
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Published: Thursday, 11/28/2013 3:23 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 12/04/2013 2:33 pm EST

The following is an excerpt from written remarks of a speech given by Trade Minister Ed Fast to the Economic Club of Canada in Ottawa on Nov. 27. It has been edited for length and style. Check against delivery.

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