PUBLICATION OF THE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE ON THE CULTURAL DIPLOMACY OF CANADA: PRESS CONFERENCE
On June 11th, 2019, Senator Massicotte and his fellow members of the Steering Committee of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade announced the release of the report on Canada's Cultural Diplomacy at a press conference at the National Gallery of Canada. This report highlights the importance of culture and the arts as tools of influence on the international scene and recommends that the federal government implement a strategy to make cultural diplomacy a true pillar of Canada's foreign policy. https://sencanada.ca/en/info-page/parl-42-1/aefa-cultural-diplomacy/
CONSTRUCTION SUMMIT, APRIL 2019: PANEL ON THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE RESIDENTIAL SECTOR
Senator Massicotte was invited by the Quebec Provincial Association of Home Builders to the Construction Summit on April 29th, 2019 in Montreal. In the panel on the impacts of climate change on the residential sector, he shared his thoughts with construction professionals on the challenges of reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are produced from the built environment in Canada.