Additional Myanmar sanctions


Effective immediately, Canada is imposing sanctions against the following individuals in relation to the coup perpetrated by Myanmar’s armed forces on February 1, 2021.

Canadian measures

The Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations impose on listed persons a prohibition on any transaction (effectively, an asset freeze) by prohibiting persons in Canada and Canadians outside Canada from engaging in any activity related to any property of these listed persons or providing financial or related services to them.

The specific prohibitions are set out in the regulations.

The names of the individuals added to the schedule of these regulations are the following:

  • Dr. Thida Oo, Union Minister for Legal Affairs and Attorney-General of the Union
  • Htun Htun Oo, Chief Justice of Myanmar (also spelled Tun Tun Oo)
  • U Tin Oo, Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission of Myanmar

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