Minister Joly meets with Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister

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Montréal – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with KAMIKAWA Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, during her visit in Montréal, Quebec. Minister Joly extended Canada’s sympathies to Minister Kamikawa following the recent earthquake in Japan and reiterated Canada’s offer of support. During the meeting, the Ministers discussed the regional and global peace and security challenges stemming from …

Minister Joly welcomes Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister to Canada

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has welcomed Yoko Kamikawa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, to Montréal, Québec, from January 12 to 13, 2024. Canada and Japan have a long history of diplomatic relations based on strong political, economic and cultural ties, and work closely together in a number of bilateral and multilateral forums. The Ministers will discuss …

MONTREAL TO HOST DAVIS CUP QUALIFIER TIE BETWEEN CANADA-KOREA

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Ottawa – The Davis Cup will be returning to Montreal in 2024 for the Qualifier tie between Team Canada presented by Sobeys and the Republic of Korea. Held at IGA Stadium on Feb. 2 and 3, the tie will determine which country qualifies for the Group Stage of the Davis Cup Finals. “We are thrilled to be coming back to …

Nisreen Baker’s Arab Women Say What, premieres this fall in Calgary, Montreal, Edmonton

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Montreal – Five years in the making, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) feature documentary Arab Women Say What?! by Alberta-based Egyptian-Canadian filmmaker Nisreen Baker will premiere this fall. The film will have its world premiere on October 20 when it opens the 2023 Calgary Arab Film Nights festival at Calgary’s Globe Cinema. On November 1, Arab Women Say What?! premieres in Montreal at a free screening at UQAM’s Salon de la …

CBSA gives tips for smoother trip this August long weekend

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers of what to expect when crossing the border for the August long weekend. Across the country, CBSA front line employees are keeping harmful goods out of Canada, while ensuring travel and trade can continue efficiently and safely. In 2022, we facilitated the arrival of over 60 million travellers while keeping …

Janssen Announces Positive Topline Results for JNJ-2113

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PENNSYLVANIA – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced positive topline results from its Phase 2b FRONTIER 1 clinical trial evaluating the novel, first and only oral interleukin-23 receptor (IL-23R) antagonist peptide JNJ-2113 in adult patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis (PsO).1 The trial achieved all primary and secondary efficacy endpoints. A greater proportion of patients who received JNJ-2113 achieved …

Freeland on strengthening ties between Canada and Chile

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Ottawa – Before I talk about Canada and Chile, I want to take this chance to speak briefly about yesterday’s inflation data here in Canada. Inflation in Canada fell to 3.4 per cent in May—that is down from 4.4 per cent in April, and from a high of 8.1 per cent last June. Our economic approach is an approach of …

CBSA makes 15 ketamine seizures in one month 

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Montréal – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to keeping our communities safe. The CBSA announces that between April 13 and May 14, 2023, officers at the Léo-Blanchette Mail Processing Centre in Montreal made fifteen seizures of ketamine for a total quantity of  89.8 kg. Ketamine is often used as a date rape drug, and is generally sold …

NFB at 2023 Sommets du cinéma d’animation-6 films selected

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Montreal – Montreal’s 21st annual Sommets du cinéma d’animation festival will run May 9 to 14, 2023, and the NFB returns to the event in style with six productions and co-productions, offering audiences a variety of animation techniques, themes, stories and personal perspectives with universal appeal. Among these short films, made primarily by women and featuring Montreal and its filmmakers, Janet …

Travelling for Easter? CBSA gives tips for smoother trip

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) reminds travellers of what to expect when crossing the border over the Easter long weekend. Across the country, close to 6,600 border services officers are keeping harmful goods out of Canada, while ensuring legitimate travel and trade can continue efficiently and safely. In 2022, we facilitated the arrival of over 60 million …