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Minister Joly speaks with Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Minister

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, spoke with Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Foreign Affairs Minister of Pakistan. This call marked the first interaction between ministers. Minister Joly congratulated her counterpart on his appointment in April as Foreign Minister. The long-standing friendship between both countries is underpinned by strong and enduring people-to-people ties. The ministers noted that this year is …

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Minister Sajjan on trip to Egypt announces intention to contribute $10m for climate

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Ottawa – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, has concluded a visit to Egypt that focused on the environment, climate change and food security. While in Egypt, Minister Sajjan met with several government officials and development partners. He spoke with Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt; …

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Canadian delegations travelling to mark 80th anniversary of Dieppe Raid

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Ottawa – It has been 80 years since the Dieppe Raid, a particularly devastating part of the Second World War for the Canadian military. The sacrifices and achievements of those who gave so much to help restore peace and freedom to the world will never be forgotten. Today, an official Government of Canada delegation will travel to France to take …

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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to visit Canada from Aug 21-23

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, will visit Montréal, Quebec, Toronto, Ontario, and Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, from August 21 to 23, 2022. Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with Chancellor Scholz in Montréal to advance our shared priorities, including our unwavering support for Ukraine, protecting peace and security in Europe and …

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Minister Ng on US Inflation Reduction Act

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, issued the following statement regarding passage of the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act: “Today, the Inflation Reduction Act passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. This legislation recognizes the Canada-United States integrated supply chain, by giving tax incentives for the purchase of electric vehicles made in North America.” “Canada …

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Minister Sajjan announces $145m in funding on trip to Jordan

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Amman – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, finished his first visit to Jordan as minister of international development. While there, he had discussions with partners on education, gender equality, human rights, the ongoing refugee crisis, and Canada’s support for humanitarian and development activities across the country. During …

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Providing reservists adequate working and training

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Sherbrooke  – Canada’s Minister of Defence, Anita Anand and Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food were in Sherbrooke to have a look at the Canadian armouries and assess the situation. Bibeau said the government was  doing everything possible to speed up the work to give reservists adequate working and training conditions.

G7 Foreign Ministers in support of Intl Atomic Energy Agency

Statement of G7 Foreign Ministers in support of Int’l Atomic Energy Agency

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Ottawa – “We, the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, reiterate our strongest condemnation of the ongoing unprovoked and unjustifiable war of aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. The Russian Federation must immediately withdraw its troops from within Ukraine’s …

Canada invests in accommodations for families of kids seeking medical treatment

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Ottawa – David McGuinty, Member of Parliament for Ottawa South, on behalf of Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities; Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Ottawa—Vanier; Christine Hardy, Chief Executive Officer for Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa (RMHCO); and Danny Baldwin, Chair of the Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House …