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Canada deploys CP-140 long-range patrol aircraft to support Haiti

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Minister of National Defence, Anita Anand, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mélanie Joly, announced that Canada has deployed a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol aircraft to support Canada’s efforts to disrupt the activities of gangs in Haiti and demonstrate Canada’s commitment to the Haitian people. Canada is undertaking efforts to address the dire security situation in the country …

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Minister Joly travelling to India to deepen Indo-Pacific partnerships

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Because of its strategic, economic and demographic importance in the world, India is a critical partner in Canada’s pursuit of its objectives under our Indo-Pacific strategy (IPS) and on the global stage. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that she will travel to Delhi, India, from February 6 to 7, to deepen bilateral ties and foster stronger partnerships. She …

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Canada imposes sanctions in relation to 2021 coup d’état in Myanmar

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – On the eve of the second anniversary of the coup d’état by the Myanmar military, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced additional sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations against six individuals and a new prohibition on the export, sale, supply or shipment of aviation fuel to the Myanmar military regime. Within two years, the regime has …

Canada joins Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

Canada joins Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today joined Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, and Katherine Tai, US Trade Representative, in announcing the launch of the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP). Led by the United States, APEP is a new framework for cooperation across the Americas aiming to deliver economic …

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Minister Joly to welcome UK foreign secretary to Canada

eAwaz Canada News

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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Canada delivers Haiti-purchased vehicles to help Haitian Police 

eAwaz Canada News

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

eAwaz Canada News

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

eAwaz Canada News

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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Honouring victims of Flight PS752 marking 3 years since tragedy

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport; and Ralph Goodale, High Commissioner in the United Kingdom, met with family members of victims of the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. They reaffirmed the commitment of Canada and the International Coordination and Response Group to hold Iran to account for …