IRPP expert available to comment on Modi’s historic visit


Montreal – The first Indian prime minister to visit Canada in over 40 years arrives tomorrow. Narendra Modi’s three-day trip is being hailed by leaders of both countries as an opportunity to broaden the Canada-India economic relationship.

Someshwar Rao, IRPP Research Fellow and author of the forthcoming study The Potential to Grow Canada-India Economic Linkages: Over-Sold or Overlooked?, is available for media comment.

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Shirley Cardenas joined the IRPP as the communications officer in 2013. Prior to this she worked as a Webmaster and graphic designer for the Canadian Coast Guard. She also lent support for the day-to-day management of communication activities at the Public Policy Forum. She holds an honours bachelor's degree in communications and political science from the University of Ottawa.

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