Sustainable Development and Canada at the G7 Summit
by Pierre Marc Johnson and John Kirton
18 See, for example, the absence of attention to these topics
in Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, The
Naples Economic Summit, July 810, 1994, Background Information.
The major Canadian media, preoccupied with trade, paid virtually
no attention to environmental or development issues at the Summit,
or Canada's role in them. However, John Bierman, in "Mitterrand's
G7 Sermon Will Fall on Deaf Ears,"The Financial Post,
July 8, 1994, did highlight President Mitterrand's call for a
consensus on development to match that achieved on the environment
at UNCED, and concluded with regret that there would likely be
no G7 response.