Canada and the United States are invested in one of the most productive, collaborative, and mutually beneficial bilateral relationships in the world. It is a partnership of neighbours, forged by a shared border, democratic values, deep people-to-people connections, and multi-layered economic and security ties.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will host the visit of Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Linde, from May 4 to 6, 2022. This will be Minister Linde’s first official trip to Canada.
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring a strong, inclusive and sustainable economic recovery, while creating jobs and generating growth by deepening commercial ties with fast-growing markets, such as the Philippines.
To build a more resilient and competitive economy, the Government of Canada is committed to working alongside Canadian businesses to increase sustainability, uphold human rights, and improve responsible business practices at home and abroad.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations in response to President Putin’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.
Canada is extremely concerned by the drought in the Horn of Africa and its impact on vulnerable populations already struggling as a result of poverty, insecurity and the COVID-19 pandemic. Severe drought conditions in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia could result in over 20 million people across the region needing emergency food assistance in 2022, which would be a 70% increase when compared to the severe drought in 2016 and 2017.
The global community is dealing with multiple crises at once: the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, drastic changes in climate and more and more extreme weather events, increasing conflict and violence, and financial pressures—including global food prices that have increased 30% since January.
In a world where a global pandemic has reversed decades of hard-won development gains, country-led partnerships, like the Global Financing Facility (GFF), are more important than ever to ensure that all women, adolescents and children not only survive this pandemic, but thrive throughout the recovery phase and beyond.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to the Russian regime’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.