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Canada delivers Haiti-purchased vehicles to help Haitian Police 

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Ottawa – Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly and the Minister of National Defence Anita Anand announced that the Canadian Armed Forces have airlifted vital, Haitian-purchased armoured vehicles to Haiti. The Canadian government responded to Haiti’s request for help as violence continues to escalate in the country. Today, a Canadian military aircraft arrived in Port-au-Prince to transfer the armoured vehicles …

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Trudeau advances trade ties at North American Leaders’ Summit

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Mexico City – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded a successful visit to Mexico City where he participated in the tenth North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, to keep working in partnership to grow our economies to benefit everyone and create good, …

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Canada imposes sanctions on Sri Lankan officials for HR violations

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced Canada imposes targeted sanctions under regulations pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act against four Sri Lankan state officials responsible for gross and systematic violations of human rights during armed conflict in Sri Lanka, which occurred from 1983 to 2009. The regulations pursuant to the Special Economic Measures Act impose on …

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Deputy PM meets with US Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen in DC

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Washington, DC – In Washington, DC, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, met with the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Janet L. Yellen. Today’s meeting reinforces the close partnership between Canada and the United States and builds on the work discussed during Secretary Yellen’s first official visit to Canada last year. The Deputy …

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Three Amigos meet in Mexico

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Washington – Three Amigos gather this week in Mexico City. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will take part in an afternoon discussion with business leaders before the summit gets underway. Meanwhile, the US President Joe Biden will sit down for a bilateral meeting with Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. The Canadian and US leaders are scheduled to meet tomorrow.  

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Jan 12 is deadline to apply for Canada Summer Jobs funding

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Ottawa – January 12 is the deadline to apply for federal Canada Summer Jobs funding. Organizations in DVW can receive 50% (small businesses) or 100% (not-for-profits) of costs to hire youth for the summer. Rob Oliphant, MP for Don Valley West and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, said: “A great way to provide meaningful work experience for …

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Minister Sajjan to visit Barbados and Jamaica

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Ottawa – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced that he will travel to Barbados and Jamaica from January 9 to 14, 2023. During his visit, Minister Sajjan will hold discussions with regional officials on shared priorities such as justice, human rights and gender equality, health, including the …

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Minister Ng launches public consultations on trade talks with Ecuador

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Ottawa – Canada is committed to diversifying its trade and investment ties and promoting open, inclusive, and rules-based international trade. In line with this commitment, Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today announced the launch of public consultations on a potential free trade agreement between Canada and Ecuador. These consultations will help identify business …

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Japanese PM Kishida Fumio to visit Ottawa on Jan 12

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that the Prime Minister of Japan, Kishida Fumio, will visit Ottawa on January 12, 2023. This will be Prime Minister Kishida’s first bilateral visit to Canada since he assumed office in October 2021. Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with Prime Minister Kishida to discuss Japan’s priorities for its upcoming G7 Presidency. They …

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Trudeau says support for Ukraine remains steadfast

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has has that Canada will continue to help Ukraine. The Prime Minister extended his warmest wishes to those in Ukraine preparing to celebrate Orthodox Christmas, even as they continue to endure Russia’s strikes against them and on their country’s essential infrastructure. As the new year begins, the Prime Minister also expressed his hope that …