Ms Mary Ng said the recent focus of Canada's engagement with the region and with Singapore has been more on the need to address the pandemic.

SINGAPORE – Canada will continue to pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) with Asean to expand trade and investment with one of the world’s fastest-growing markets, Ms Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, told The Straits Times.

Ms Ng appreciated Singapore’s support of Canada’s efforts to deepen ties with the 10-nation trading bloc which is also at the heart of Asia’s security architecture.

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