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Legislation to grow Canadian economy receives Royal Assent

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Ottawa – Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, welcomed the Royal Assent of Bill C-19, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022 and other measures. The passage of this legislation implements key measures from Budget 2022 that will grow our economy and make life more affordable for Canadians. …

Melanie Joly

Expanding ties with Rwanda, new ambassador to African Union

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced Canada’s intention to further strengthen its diplomatic relationship with Rwanda by converting the Canadian office in Kigali into a high commission. Canada will be increasing its diplomatic capacity to help promote its diverse partnerships with Rwanda and the broad range of our shared interests and cooperation within multilateral organizations, such …

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Minister Joly to attend Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers, Nato meetings

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that she will travel to Kigali, Rwanda, from June 22 to 25 to attend the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting. The Minister will then travel to Madrid, Spain, from June 28 to 30 to attend the Nato Leaders’ Summit along with Prime Minister Trudeau. While in Kigali, Rwanda, Minister Joly will …

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Canada announces millions for development projects for Bangladesh, Myanmar

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Ottawa – Canada has announced $206.75 million in development assistance funding for projects in Myanmar and in the district of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, and $2.26 million in funding for the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar through the Peace and Stabilization Operations Program. This funding is part of the $288.3 million dedicated to support the next phase of Canada’s strategy …

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Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino reveals he got death threats

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OTTAWA – In a recent interview, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino has said that he has been given death threats on social media in recent weeks, after presenting a bill to curb gun ownership. he revealed that the police and Parliamentary Protective Services, are closely watching the security of MPs after several intimidating incidents took place recently.

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Canada Marks 5th Anniversary of Leading Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia

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Ottawa – The Canadian Armed Forces marks the 5th anniversary of leading NATO’s multinational enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group in Latvia. Following Russia’s invasion of Crimea, NATO Allies agreed at the 2016 Summit in Warsaw to establish an enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in the eastern part of the Alliance, in order to strengthen deterrence measures. Canada, as the Framework Nation for …

Defence Minister Anand concludes visit to Brussels Belgium

Minister Anand concludes foreign visits for Ukraine Defense Contact Group 

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Brussels – Minister Anand concluded a successful visit to Brussels, Belgium, where she attended a meeting of the United States-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group and a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defence Ministers. On June 15, Minister Anand was joined by the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Wayne Eyre, for a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact …

Trudeau to participate in Commonwealth G7 NATO Summits

Trudeau to participate in Commonwealth, G7 & NATO Summits

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced he will participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda, the G7 Summit at Schloss Elmau, Germany, and the Nato Summit in Madrid, Spain. He will also participate in an official bilateral visit hosted by the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez. The world is facing shared crises: …

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National home sales fell by 8.6% in May

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Ottawa – Home sales recorded over Canadian MLS® Systems declined by 8.6% between April and May 2022. This built on a larger drop recorded in April, leaving monthly activity at pre-COVID levels recorded in the second half of 2019 and only slightly above the 10-year average. Sales were down in three-quarters of all local markets, led by a number of larger …

Anand concludes visit to Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore

Anita Anand concludes visit to Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore

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Singapore – Defence Minister Anita Anand accompanied by Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), General Wayne Eyre, and Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence Stefanie Beck, concluded their trip to the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. In the margins of this international forum, the Canadian delegation met with counterparts from 13 different countries, as well as the United States-led United Nations …