On March 27 Ambassador of Canada to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania Mr. Alain Hausser visited Gulbene district. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the business environment in the area.

During the day he visited several companies dealing with vegetable growing and processing, metal processing - manufacture of metal products, carpentry, jewelry and mini souvenir production, as well as bituminous materials for road construction, mineral fertilizers, plant protection products, seeds, consultations, etc., as well as Stāmeriena Castle and Gulbene district library.