In case you missed it: Yesterday, Marie-Claude Bibeau, minister of International Development and La Francophonie, concluded a two day trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. While wrapping-up her visit, she announced that the federal government would be earmarking "$97 million in funding to improve child protection, promote growth that works for all and provide crucial humanitarian assistance in the DRC and the region," according to a press release. The DRC is one of the poorest countries in the world, and according to Canadian government statistics, more than 87 per cent of its population survive on less than $1.25 a day. There has been an ongoing violent conflict that has caused more than 3 million internally displaced people. Nationwide news-makers: Bardish Chagger, minister of Small Business and Tourism, will be in Toronto today to speak at the HLB International Tax and Audit & Financial Reporting Conference at 10 a.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel. According to a press release, Ms. Chagger's speech will focus on improving an environment where small and medium-sized enterprises can succeed. Amarjeet Sohi, minister of Infrastructure and Communities, will be in Parkland County, Alberta. At 10 a.m., he will be at the Parkland County office to make an infrastructure announcement. Defence Minster Harjit S. Sajjan will be in Comox, British Columbia to attend the 10 a.m. graduation ceremony of the 50th Search and Rescue Technician (SAR Tech) course at 19 Wing Comox. Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, will be in Calgary, Alberta today for the CBC Calgary Co-op Stampede Breakfast at 7 a.m. The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be in Vancouver and Quebec City throughout the course of the day today to provide updates and announcements about the work of National Inquiry staff over the summer months to prepare for the fall community hearings. The Vancouver event will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the Museum of Anthropology Room: the Haida House. The press conference in Quebec City will take place at the Musée de la civilisation, Belvédère Room at 1:30 p.m. Stay on top of the world: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is arriving in Hamburg, Germany today. This evening, he will attend the Global Citizen Festival. Chrystia Freeland, minister of Foreign Affairs, will attend the Opportunity Ukraine conference in London, United Kingdom.