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.

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