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Trudeau says keep standing with Iranian women

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that Canada will keep standing with the Iranian women, and “we’ll keep doing everything we can to hold the Iranian regime accountable for its oppression and brutality. We stand united – united in support of Iranian women, united against Iran’s heinous behaviour, and united in our resolve to hold this oppressive regime …

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Canada-African Union Commission conclude 1st high-level dialogue

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development; and Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, yesterday concluded a successful first Canada–African Union Commission High-Level Dialogue, in Ottawa, Canada. On October 26, 2022, on the margins …

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Minister Ng launches upcoming Canada Trade Mission to Chile

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, launched her upcoming trade mission to Chile. In January 2023, the Canada Trade Mission to Chile will explore business opportunities in Chile’s clean technology and green growth sectors, and mark the 25th anniversary of the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). During a virtual information session …

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Trudeau, Joly meet with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly met with the United States Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, during Secretary Blinken’s visit to Canada. The Prime Minister and the Secretary of State recognized the strength and unique character of the U.S.-Canada relationship, and emphasized the commitment of both of their governments to advancing bilateral cooperation …

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visiting Canada

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the first official visit to Canada by US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken starting today to Friday, October 28, 2022. Secretary Blinken’s visit will build on the discussions during Minister Joly’s recent visit to Washington, DC, in September and the strong relationship between Canada and the United States at …

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Canada announces deployment of new gender-balanced task force to Ghana

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand announced the deployment of a new Canadian Training Assistance Team (CTAT) to Ghana. The CTAT team consists of a gender–balanced task force of four CAF members currently deployed on Operation PRESENCE (Elsie), and will contribute to Ghana’s ongoing efforts to increase the meaningful participation of uniformed women in United Nations Peace Operations. The Task …

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Trudeau welcoms new PM of UK Rishi Sunak

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today issued the following statement to welcome the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I extend my congratulations to the United Kingdom’s new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak. “Canada’s partnership with the United Kingdom, one of the strongest relationships between any two countries in the …

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Minister Champagne meets with US Commerce Secretary Raimondo 

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Washington – François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, met in Washington to discuss issues of mutual interest and reiterated their commitment to work together to address challenging bilateral, multilateral, and global issues. Minister Champagne and Secretary Raimondo discussed the passage of the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 (CHIPS Act) and …

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Anand Meets with Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister

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Quebec – National Defence Minister Anita Anand welcomed Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, to the campus of Royal Military College Saint-Jean for a bilateral meeting. During the meeting, Minister Anand reaffirmed Canada’s appreciation of the strong bilateral defence partnership between Canada and Qatar. In particular, Minister Anand thanked the Deputy Prime Minister …

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Minister Fraser welcomes latest flight of Afghan refugees from Pakistan 

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Ottawa – The Government of Canada continues to work hard to resettle at least 40,000 Afghan nationals as quickly and safely as possible, which is one of the largest commitments of its kind in the world. To date, over 22,581 Afghan nationals have arrived in Canada. In Halifax, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, welcomed 311 Afghan nationals who …