Frans Timmermans will later meet with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to discuss the current situation in Ukraine and ongoing Russian aggression, among other issues.
The two men will lay a wreath at the National War Museum before holding a joint news conference.
Here are some other events happening today in and around the national capital:
— Essayist and novelist John Ralston Saul will speak about "secrecy, surveillance and free expression" at a lunch event at the National Arts Centre, where jailed Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy will be honoured with a World Press Freedom award;
— Ontario Progressive Conservative Party Leader Tim Hudak speaks at the Economic Club of Canada about his party's "Million Jobs Plan";
— The Rural Economic Summit of Ontario wraps up with discussions about rural economic development, challenges in the agri-food industry and international business development;
— And the Supreme Court of Canada renders a decision in the appeal of a fine issued by the City of Quebec over the use of a parking lot.