Minister Ng concludes Apec meeting

Minister Ng concludes productive Asean, G20, Apec meetings

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Bangkok – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, concluded another trip to the Indo-Pacific region, during which she accompanied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the ASEAN Summit, the G20 Leaders’ Summit and the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. In Cambodia, Minister Ng joined the Prime Minister at the Asean -Canada 45th Anniversary Commemorative Summit. …

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Canada strongly condemns fighting in Burkina Faso

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Ottawa – Global Affairs Canada has issued the following statement: “Canada once again joins the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the international community in strongly condemning the fighting in Burkina Faso between different military factions fighting for power with no regard for the civilian population. “We call on those responsible to respect the commitments made …

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Global Affairs Canada temporarily withdraws dependants from Ukraine

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Ottawa – On the ongoing situation in Ukraine, Global Affairs Canada has released the following statement: “The safety and security of Canadians, our personnel and their families at our missions abroad is our top priority. Due to the ongoing Russian military buildup and destabilizing activities in and around Ukraine, we have decided to temporarily withdraw Canadian embassy staff’s children under …

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Global Affairs warns diplomats to watch for so-called ‘Havana Syndrome’

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OTTAWA – Canada’s foreign ministry has advised staff working in its embassies abroad to watch for Havana syndrome symptoms after unexplained health incidents among diplomats in Cuba and US personnel in various countries. In September, Global Affairs Canada began briefings with senior managers at headquarters in Ottawa, all heads of mission abroad and partners from other federal departments working at …