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Environment and Climate Change Canada and Minister McKenna thank Jennifer MacIntyre for her dedication to advancing global climate action?

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - In June 2017, Jennifer MacIntyre was appointed as Canada's first female Ambassador for Climate Change. A career diplomat, Jennifer was previously Canada's Ambassador to the Swiss Federal Council with concurrent accreditation to the Principality of Liechtenstein.

Ms. MacIntyre's mandate was to work with international stakeholders to promote Canada's clean growth and climate change priorities on the world stage, including the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement. During her tenure, Ms. MacIntyre showed great leadership in fostering positive and productive relations with the U.S., China and Europe on initiatives to reduce carbon pollution and advance clean growth. Ms. MacIntyre was pivotal in opening up new markets for Canadian clean technology companies and participated in many trade missions abroad.

It is with sadness and gratitude that we acknowledge Ms. MacIntyre's departure from her role as Canada's Ambassador for Climate Change due to a sudden death in the family. We wish her and her family well during this difficult time.

The Government of Canada will seek to fill the role of Ambassador for Climate Change in due course.


"I want to thank Jennifer for her amazing service. She was a very effective climate ambassador and a strong support for our government's efforts to promote climate action and clean growth in the global arena. Climate diplomacy is extremely important and we will be seeking a replacement for this position in due course. We are very sorry to see Jennifer leave for family reasons, but we wish her all the best and deeply appreciate her contribution as Canada's first female ambassador for climate change."
? Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change

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