Gita Kalmet

Gita Kalmet is Estonia’s ambassador to
Canada. Reach her at (613) 789-4222

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Russian offensive revives painful past for Estonians

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Russian offensive revives painful past for Estonians

I joined the Estonian foreign service in 1993, an exciting time for my country. On my first day, as I awaited my first assignment, a colleague suggested I find out how much military equipment the Russians had transported back over the border that month; this was prior to their full military withdrawal in August 2014. […]

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Estonia’s small but its trade ambitions are not

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Estonia’s small but its trade ambitions are not

2013 was an exceptional year in Estonian-Canadian relations, as President Toomas Hendrik Ilves made the first Estonian state visit to Canada in May. One of his focuses was to reaffirm the importance of good political relations and co-operation on transatlantic issues, trade and education. On the trade side, there is room for improvement. Canada is […]

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