Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Welcomed at CCA Luncheon

The Canadian Council for the Americas hosted Chile’s President, His Excellency Sebastián Piñera, for a luncheon event at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto on May 31, 2013. President Piñera discussed political developments under his administration and praised strong economic and bilateral ties between Chile and Canada. Click here for video coverage of the event.


His Excellency Sebastián Piñera, President of the Republic of Chile, addresses the CCA on May 31 at Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel.

From left: CCA President Marina Jiménez, His Excellency Sebastián Piñera and CCA Chairman Ken Frankel.

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Members of the CCA Board of Directors together with President Sebastián Piñera.

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From left: Former CCA President Michael Harvey together with CCA board member Noam Silberstein.

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From left: Jim Leech, President of OTPP, and Jamie Sokalsky of Barrick Gold.

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 President Piñera shares a moment with the CCA board.

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 Joe Oliver, Canadian Minister of Natural Resources, and guests.

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From left: Nadia Avila-Lopez of EDC, and CCA board members Robert Almeida and Alison Lacy

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Joe Oliver and President Piñera.

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 CCA volunteers welcome guests.

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 CCA Chairman Ken Frankel with President Piñera

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Guests await the President’s speech.

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 VIP guests.

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 From left: Jeff Schefferman of Borealis and CCA board member Raziel Zisman.

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 From left: Jonathan Hausman, Vice Chair of the CCA, with Joe Oliver  and guest.