Omar Alghabra

New appointments in transportation sector

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Ottawa  – The Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced appointments and reappointments in the transportation sector. The appointees come from diverse backgrounds, with experience in a number of fields, and they are active members in their communities. They bring a wide array of knowledge and expertise to their transportation positions. St. John’s Port Authority Stacey Patricia Howse (Portugal Cove, Newfoundland) …

Mary Ng

Minister Ng addresses APEC trade ministers

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Bangkok – Good morning Mr Chair, Colleagues, thank you for the insightful dialogue about how APEC economies can work together as we navigate through COVID-19 and beyond. The last two years have witnessed economic disruptions and mobilizations unseen in generations. It’s remarkable how far we have come, and how much has changed. We may never be able to return to what …

Rob Oliphant to travel to South Africa Malawi Tanzania

Rob Oliphant to travel to South Africa, Malawi, Tanzania

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has announced that Robert Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will visit South Africa, Malawi and Tanzania from May 22 to May 27, 2022. In Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, Parliamentary Secretary Oliphant will engage with key government officials on shared priorities, including, global health, democracy, climate cooperation, and …

Foreign Minister Melanie Joly

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Russian oligarchs

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing egregious and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 14 individuals including Russian oligarchs, their family members, and close associates of the Putin regime. These individuals have directly …

Trudeau marks end to successful Royal Tour

Trudeau marks end to successful Royal Tour

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, marked the end of a successful three-day Royal Tour to Canada by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The Royal Tour was part of Canada’s celebrations of the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, marking the 70th anniversary of her accession to the Throne. The Royal …

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China’s removal of restrictions on Canadian canola exports 

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, and Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food today issued the following statement: “Canada has been advised that China has reinstated access to its market for two Canadian companies that China Customs had suspended from exporting canola seed to China since March 2019. We welcome …

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Canadian restaurant giant Tim Hortons coming to Pakistan

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Canada’s Tim Hortons, one of the largest restaurant chains in North America, is heading to Pakistan this year with plans to open dozes of outlets across the country, the company announced on social media. “As we continue to grow Tim Hortons around the world: Tims is opening in Pakistan this year,” the company posted on its official LinkedIn account. Tim …

Lori MacDonald

Delivering timely passport services for Canadians

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Gatineau – With pandemic restrictions easing around the world, interest in travel is growing among Canadians, and demand for new or renewed passports is growing along with it. Service Canada is experiencing increases in passport processing times, and is responding by prioritizing those travelling imminently and ensuring that those with less urgent needs can access the right service channels for …

Royal Tour of Canada starts tomorrow

Royal Tour of Canada kickstarts

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Ottawa – Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada from tomorrow that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change. They will attend a reconciliation event in St. John’s and will visit the First Nation community of Dettah in Yellowknife. There will also be a visit to the Dettah ice road as …

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Trudeau mourns death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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Ottawa – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Abu Dhabi: “It was with sadness that I learned of the death of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United …