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Canada strengthens commitment to Ukraine 

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Canada and the international community stand with the people of Ukraine on their journey toward a secure, sovereign and prosperous future.


Canada to welcome international community at Ukraine Reform Conference in Toronto 

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

This third international conference will bring together over 800 of Ukraine’s friends and partners, including foreign ministers, heads of international institutions, parliamentarians, and members of the private sector, civil society and community members to support Ukraine’s reform process. There will be 39 countries and seven international organizations represented in Toronto.


Minister Wilkinson welcomes the opening of Fujitsu’s new artificial intelligence headquarters in Vancouver 

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, on behalf of the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, welcomed the opening of Fujitsu’s artificial intelligence (AI) global headquarters, Fujitsu Intelligence Technology, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Fujitsu’s investment in Canada will allow them to hire local AI talent to deliver emerging technologies to serve their global customers and high-growth markets around the world.


Minister Carr appoints director to Invest in Canada board 

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Foreign investments into Canadaare vital to Canada’s economic growth. More investment in Canada leads to more jobs for Canadian workers and a stronger middle class. Invest in Canada provides crucial expertise, tools and connections to companies of all sizes looking to invest and grow within Canada, making it a key player in attracting foreign investments.


Minister Carr in Toronto to highlight opportunities worldwide for Canadian businesses to grow, create jobs

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, participated in events in Toronto to highlight the positive impact of Canada’s new trade agreements. He spoke at the Canada-India Business Council (C-IBC) Toronto Partnership Summit championing the work of the C-IBC to promote mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities between Canada and India.


Parliamentary Secretary Oliphant to attend Organization of American States’ General Assembly

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

Canada is committed to close cooperation with its partners throughout the Americas. Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced Parliamentary Secretary Rob Oliphant will visit Medellín, Colombia, to represent Canada at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) from June 26 to June 28, 2019.


Canada increases support for Indigenous entrepreneurs and businesses in international trade to help create well-paying jobs for the middle class

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

The Canadian economy can never reach its full potential if historically marginalized groups are left behind. Canada’s trade diversification strategy is making sure that everyone—including Indigenous peoples—can benefit from the opportunities created by trade and investment. Supporting Indigenous entrepreneurs and businesses will result in more jobs for the middle class and those working hard to join it.


Canada imposes sanctions on Nicaraguan officials

| Global Affairs Canada | news releases

In coordination with the United States, Canada is announcing sanctions in response to gross and systematic human rights violations that have been committed in Nicaragua. Canada is imposing sanctions against key members of the Government of Nicaragua under the Special Economic Measures Act. These sanctions send a clear message that the Government of Nicaragua’s ongoing human rights violations against its people will not be tolerated.


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