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Canada to supply Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, training

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand announced that Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 main battle tanks from the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) inventory.  The Minister also announced that Canada will provide ammunition, spare parts, and will deploy Canadian Armed Forces members to train Ukrainian soldiers on the use of these tanks in a third country. This donation …

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His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan visiting Canada

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan is visiting Canada from January 26-27, 2023. During the King’s visit, the two leaders will discuss issues of mutual interest, including promoting peace and regional security in the Middle East and countering violent extremism. They will explore opportunities to support and advocate for sustainable …

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Minister Bibeau concludes successful outreach to UK, Germany

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Ottawa – Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, concluded a productive outreach to the United Kingdom and Germany, wrapping up a week of meetings and events. The focus of the trip was to reaffirm Canada’s commitment to deepening and diversifying agriculture trade, promoting Canadian agriculture products and sustainable global food trade and security. Throughout the outreach, Minister Bibeau took …

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Minister Ng met with WTO members, hosted meeting of Ottawa Group

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Ottawa – Rules-based trade and international cooperation are vital to fostering resilient and inclusive economic growth and prosperity across the globe. This week, Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, participated in a WTO informal ministerial meeting hosted by Switzerland in Davos and met with international counterparts to advance work on shared trade priorities. …

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Minister Ng meets with UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade 

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Davos – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, met with Kemi Badenoch, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for International Trade, on the margins of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. During their meeting, Minister Ng discussed the women-focused Canada trade mission to the United Kingdom planned for …

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Minister Wilkinson positions Canada as technology supplier of choice to Japan

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Tokyo – Canada aims to be the clean energy and technology supplier of choice in a net-zero world. In that context, significant opportunities exist in the Indo-Pacific region for Canada to expand trade and investment – as outlined in the Government of Canada’s launched Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy. Those opportunities are particularly promising in Japan, which is among Canada’s top five trading …

Anita Anand visits Kyiv, meets with Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov

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Kyiv – Defence Minister Anita Anand is visiting Kyiv, Ukraine, to reaffirm Canada’s unwavering solidarity with Ukraine and to meet with Ukrainian officials, including Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov. Minister Anand announced that Canada will donate 200 Senator Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) to Ukraine. This new package of military assistance responds to a specific Ukrainian request for these vehicles, which are …

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Minister Joly to welcome UK foreign secretary to Canada

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has announced that she will welcome James Cleverly, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, to Toronto, today. During the visit, the ministers will discuss ways to advance transatlantic security cooperation, particularly in the face of Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Ministers Joly and Cleverly will also …

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Immigrant attraction program extended in Thunder Bay

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Ottawa – Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship said: “Proud to see another successful Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot in Thunder Bay! In 2022, it helped secure F-T, permanent positions for 281 foreign skilled workers with 144 businesses and organizations, well surpassing initial goals.”