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January 12, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Canada announces new measures to address human rights abuses in Xinjiang, China

Canada announces new measures to address human rights abuses in Xinjiang, China January 12 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Tr…
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January 11, 2021 at 4:42 PM

Canada announces support to combat land degradation and desertification in developing countries

Canada announces support to combat land degradation and desertification in developing countries  January 11, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Across the world, climate change is causing extreme and erratic weather. This, in turn, is exacerbating land degradation and desertification, wi…
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January 11, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Minister Ng launches public consultations on possible comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Indonesia

Minister Ng launches public consultations on possible comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Indonesia January 11, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Expanding Canada’s trade and investment opportunities in Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing economy will diversify Canada’s trade…
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January 9, 2021 at 11:11 PM

Foreign Ministers’ joint statement on arrests in Hong Kong

Foreign Ministers’ joint statement on arrests in Hong Kong January 9 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada “We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the United States Secretary of State, underscore our serious concern at the mass arrests of 55 politicians and a…
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January 8, 2021 at 3:07 PM

Commemoration of Flight PS752 tragedy

Commemoration of Flight PS752 tragedy January 8, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Government of Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement: “A year ago, on January 8, 2020,…
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January 8, 2021 at 2:46 AM

Statement from International Coordination and Response Group for the victims of Flight PS752 marking one year since the tragic downing of Flight PS752

Statement from International Coordination and Response Group for the victims of Flight PS752 marking one year since the tragic downing of Flight PS752 January 7, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada One year ago, in the early morning of January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines Fligh…
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January 7, 2021 at 4:05 PM

Statement by Minister Ng on Canada’s request for CUSMA dispute settlement consultations with United States on Canadian solar products

Statement by Minister Ng on Canada’s request for CUSMA dispute settlement consultations with United States on Canadian solar products January 7, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada              The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Tr…
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January 6, 2021 at 6:54 PM

Canada reaffirms support to advance nuclear disarmament

Canada reaffirms support to advance nuclear disarmament January 6, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada On behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rob Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, today reaffirmed Can…
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January 6, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Canada announces appointment of new special envoy to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Canada announces appointment of new special envoy to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation January 6, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Jamal Khokhar, Canada’s Ambassador to Turkey, wil…
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January 5, 2021 at 1:02 PM

Canada’s response to earthquake in Croatia

Canada’s response to earthquake in Croatia January 5, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced funding to support emergency response and recovery efforts in Croatia, following the recent devastating …
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December 22, 2020 at 8:40 PM

Canada announces steps to ensure stability for Canada-United Kingdom trade in goods

Canada announces steps to ensure stability for Canada-United Kingdom trade in goods December 22, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is committed to providing as much certainty and stability as possible for Canadian businesses affected by the United Kingdom’s deci…
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December 21, 2020 at 6:01 PM

Canada continues its support of Palestinian refugees

Canada continues its support of Palestinian refugees December 21, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Providing humanitarian assistance and responding to the needs of Palestinian refugees is part of the path toward peace and prosperity in the Middle East. That is why Canada is committed t…
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December 18, 2020 at 1:31 AM

Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister on the ongoing Human rights violations in Chechnya

Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister on the ongoing Human rights violations in Chechnya  December 18, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on continued human rights violati…
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December 17, 2020 at 2:50 PM

Readout: Minister Ng speaks with Ukrainian minister Petrashko

Readout: Minister Ng speaks with Ukrainian minister Petrashko December 17, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Yesterday, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke with Ihor Petrashko, Ukraine’s Minister for Development of Economy,…
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December 17, 2020 at 2:07 PM

Minister Ng announces tabling of Ottawa Group’s Trade and Health Initiative at WTO General Council

Minister Ng announces tabling of Ottawa Group’s Trade and Health Initiative at WTO General Council December 17, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Now more than ever, Canadians rely on open, transparent, and rules-based international trade that minimizes disruptions for essential goods—e…
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December 14, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Canada announces additional support for equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines

Canada announces additional support for equitable access to COVID-19 tests, treatments and vaccines December 14, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound global impact, with its wide-reaching effects amplified for vulnerable populations both i…
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December 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Reminder - Minister Gould and Minister Anand to hold news conference

Reminder - Minister Gould and Minister Anand to hold news conference Media advisory December 13, 2020 - The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, invite the media to participate in a news c…
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December 13, 2020 at 9:01 PM

Minister Gould and Minister Anand to hold news conference

Minister Gould and Minister Anand to hold news conference Media advisory December 13, 2020 - The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, invite the media to participate in a news conference o…
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December 12, 2020 at 1:08 AM

Statement by Minister Ng on Canada’s challenge of U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber

Statement by Minister Ng on Canada’s challenge of U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber December 11, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement regarding Can…
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December 11, 2020 at 7:16 PM

Minister Ng announces appointments to Export Development Canada and Canadian Commercial Corporation boards of directors

Minister Ng announces appointments to Export Development Canada and Canadian Commercial Corporation boards of directors December 11, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Export Development Canada (EDC) and the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) are a vital part of the Government o…
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December 9, 2020 at 9:12 PM

Minister Ng introduces legislation in House of Commons to implement Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

Minister Ng introduces legislation in House of Commons to implement Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement December 9, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Government of Canada has been working hard on a trade agreement between Canada and the United Kingdom that will support …
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December 9, 2020 at 8:01 PM

Minister of International Development to celebrate awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to World Food Programme

Minister of International Development to celebrate awarding of Nobel Peace Prize to World Food Programme December 9, 2020 - The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, will be joined by Elly Vandenberg, Director Global Office Canada, World Food Programme; Jon Elvedal Fredriks…
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December 9, 2020 at 7:01 PM

Two years since Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor arbitrarily detained in China

Two years since Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor arbitrarily detained in China December 9, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “December 10 marks two years since Micha…
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December 9, 2020 at 3:52 PM

Statement by Minister Ng on signing of Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

Statement by Minister Ng on signing of Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement December 9, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada  The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement regarding the signing…
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December 9, 2020 at 2:15 PM

Government of Canada officials to provide technical briefing on Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

Government of Canada officials to provide technical briefing on Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement Media advisoryDecember 9, 2020 - Government of Canada officials will offer a technical briefing on the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-U.K. TCA) following the tab…
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December 9, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Canada announces support to improve safety and economic opportunities for women and most vulnerable in Ukraine

Canada announces support to improve safety and economic opportunities for women and most vulnerable in Ukraine News release December 8, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Canada is unwavering in its support for Ukraine as it secures its future as a stable, democratic and prosperous count…
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December 7, 2020 at 10:36 PM

Readout: Minister of Foreign Affairs leads Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19

Readout: Minister of Foreign Affairs leads Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19  December 7, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, hosted the 12th call of the Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19 wit…
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December 7, 2020 at 1:01 PM

Canada announces support to empower women in Southeast Asia and help build sustainable peace

Canada announces support to empower women in Southeast Asia and help build sustainable peace December 7, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada In Southeast Asia, women face rising extremism and targeted violence as COVID-19 exacerbates existing conflict and fragility. Today, the Honourable …
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December 4, 2020 at 2:49 PM

Reminder: Minister Ng to highlight success of women exporters at CETA Business Summit

Reminder: Minister Ng to highlight success of women exporters at CETA Business Summit December 3, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will join Isabelle Hudon, Canada’s Ambassador to France, for a panel discussion with Canadian women e…
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December 3, 2020 at 4:06 PM

Minister Ng to highlight success of women exporters at CETA Business Summit

Minister Ng to highlight success of women exporters at CETA Business Summit December 3, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will join Isabelle Hudon, Canada’s Ambassador to France, for a panel discussion with Canadian women entrepreneu…
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December 1, 2020 at 3:42 PM

Minister Ng to kick off CETA Business Summit and host wrap-up event for recent virtual trade mission to South Korea

Minister Ng to kick off CETA Business Summit and host wrap-up event for recent virtual trade mission to South Korea December 1, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will kick off the CETA Business Summit by delivering remarks and speaki…
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December 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Announcement of a new diplomatic appointment

Announcement of a new diplomatic appointment December 1, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Kathleen (Kati) Csaba becomes High Commissioner in the Republic…
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November 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Reminder - Minister Ng to mark 40th anniversary of Trade Facilitation Office Canada

Reminder - Minister Ng to mark 40th anniversary of Trade Facilitation Office Canada November 25, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade will give the keynote speech at the 40th anniversary celebration for the Trade Facilitation Office Can…
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November 25, 2020 at 4:06 PM

Statement to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the following statement: “In Canada and around the wor…
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November 25, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Minister Ng to mark 40th anniversary of Trade Facilitation Office Canada

Minister Ng to mark 40th anniversary of Trade Facilitation Office Canada November 25, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade will give the keynote speech at the 40th anniversary celebration for the Trade Facilitation Office Canada. The Mi…
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November 25, 2020 at 12:11 AM

Statement by Minister Ng about U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber

Statement by Minister Ng about U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber November 24, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, today issued the following statement regarding the first administrative rev…
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November 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Canada renews its development assistance commitment to Afghanistan

Canada renews its development assistance commitment to Afghanistan November 24, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada While important progress has been made, Afghanistan remains one of the world’s poorest and most fragile states, and its need for development assistance remains high. The COV…
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November 24, 2020 at 1:43 AM

Canada announces assistance for those affected by conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Canada announces assistance for those affected by conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region November 23, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Canada is deeply concerned by the humanitarian crisis caused by the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Today, the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of…
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November 23, 2020 at 4:18 PM

Minister Ng hosts successful ministerial meeting of the Ottawa Group on WTO reform

Minister Ng hosts successful ministerial meeting of the Ottawa Group on WTO reform Nov 23, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Now more than ever, Canadian businesses—and the millions of hard-working Canadians they employ—rely on and benefit from an open, transparent, and rules-base…
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November 21, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Canada successfully concludes talks on transitional trade continuity agreement with the United Kingdom

Canada successfully concludes talks on transitional trade continuity agreement with the United Kingdom November 21, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada In light of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and by extension the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and …
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November 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Reminder: Minister Ng to make an announcement and hold a media availability

Reminder: Minister Ng to make an announcement and hold a media availability November 20, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will make an announcement and hold a media availability Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020Time: 9 a.m. ETLocati…
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November 21, 2020 at 1:08 AM

Minister Ng to make an announcement and hold a media availability

Minister Ng to make an announcement and hold a media availability November 20, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will make an announcement and hold a media availability Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020Time: 9 a.m. ETLocation: Room 2…
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November 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Reminder: Minister Ng to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with SheEO

Reminder: Minister Ng to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with SheEO  November 18, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will participate in a virtual fireside chat with Vicki Saunders, founder of SheEO, at an event to mark Women’s…
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November 18, 2020 at 11:01 PM

Joint statement on China’s new rules disqualifying elected legislators in Hong Kong

Joint statement on China’s new rules disqualifying elected legislators in Hong Kong November 18, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada We, the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States Secretary of State reiterate our serious concern regar…
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November 18, 2020 at 4:40 PM

Minister Ng to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with SheEO

Minister Ng to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day with SheEO  November 18, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, will participate in a virtual fireside chat with Vicki Saunders, founder of SheEO, at an event to mark Women’s Entrepren…
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November 16, 2020 at 10:36 PM

Canada and Zambia lead on UN resolution to end child, early and forced marriage

Canada and Zambia lead on UN resolution to end child, early and forced marriage November 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Canada - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today issued the…
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November 16, 2020 at 9:42 PM

Canada concludes second Global Conference for Media Freedom at time of unprecedented challenge

Canada concludes second Global Conference for Media Freedom at time of unprecedented challenge November 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, co-hosted today the second Global Conference for Media Freedom with Kabo…
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November 16, 2020 at 5:02 PM

Canada and United Kingdom announce recipient of first Media Freedom Award

Canada and United Kingdom announce recipient of first Media Freedom Award November 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dominic Raab, the United Kingdom’s First Secretary of State and Secretary of State …
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November 16, 2020 at 4:20 PM

Media Freedom Coalition ministerial communiqué

Media Freedom Coalition ministerial communiqué We, the members of the Media Freedom Coalition, held our first ministerial-level meeting on November 16, 2020, to exchange views and coordinate action in the defence of media freedom worldwide. The ministerial meeting took place as part of the second Gl…
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November 13, 2020 at 7:20 PM

Announcement of new diplomatic appointments

Announcement of new diplomatic appointments November 13, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced the following diplomatic appointments: Mark Berman becomes High Commissioner in the Co-operative Repu…