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Georgia highlights SOS Children’s Villages’ work

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
Georgia highlights SOS Children’s Villages’ work

Georgian Ambassador Konstantine Kavtaradze has a special connection to SOS Children’s Villages and that’s why he chose to help the organization raise awareness of its practical work by hosting a reception at Ottawa’s historic Rideau Club. SOS Children’s Villages is an international charitable NGO that focuses on caring for abandoned and orphaned children all over […]

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PINKK fosters female leaders in Senegal

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
PINKK fosters female leaders in Senegal

At just 16 years old, Amy Mandiang’s dream is to become a doctor and her work as a volunteer “nutrition champion” in her community is a stepping stone on that path. Amy is a member of the Young Girl Leader Club in Kolda, Senegal, an initiative of Nutrition International’s Projet intégré de nutrition dans les […]

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‘The most concerning piece is the trade war between China and the U.S.’

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
‘The most concerning piece is the trade war between China and the U.S.’

Pedro Antunes is the Conference Board of Canada’s chief economist. He joined the organization as an economist in 1991, after working with the Canadian forecasting group at the Bank of Canada. He has moved progressively into more senior positions. Prior to his current role, he was responsible for custom research work and economic analysis at […]

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A new global strategy for Canada

A new global strategy for Canada

One of the first responsibilities of Canada’s new government on taking office will be to define a new global engagement strategy in a turbulent world that is threatened by the triple perils of populism, protectionism and authoritarianism. The bedrock of Canada’s foreign policy and international engagement has been a strong economic and political relationship with […]

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Kosovo: A thriving economic success story

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Kosovo: A thriving economic success story

Exactly 20 years ago, Kosovo started building from the ashes of war. With the help of friends such as Canada, the nearly wiped-out country flourished into a free, multi-ethnic, dynamic democracy. This year, we mark several important anniversaries for Kosovo in Canada, and it’s a great time to highlight the role that Canada played in […]

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Egypt: New energy and infrastructure projects

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Egypt: New energy and infrastructure projects

Amid the political turmoil in the Middle East and its devastating impacts on stability, Egypt has managed to overcome many persistent challenges by embarking on a major socio-economic transformation. This transformation comes with the sustainable development strategy — Egypt Vision 2030 — adopted in 2015. This vision works towards inclusive development, trade, investment promotion and […]

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Canada-Chile: New trade milestones and goals

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Canada-Chile: New trade milestones and goals

In February 2019, new amendments to the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement came into force, further modernizing the free-trade system that has been in place between both countries since July 1997. These first 22 years of the free trade agreement have proved to be quite successful; more than 98 per cent of our bilateral trade is […]

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Greece: Rebuilding an economy with exports

Greece: Rebuilding an economy with exports

Canadians speak fondly about Greece — especially its natural beauty and interesting history. In fact, according to the most recent survey conducted across Canada, more than two in three Canadians would consider visiting Greece and vacationing there. Canadians most frequently mention history, historical sites and architecture as the main reasons. As such, tourism has been […]

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SOGC: Changing maternal outcomes globally

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
SOGC: Changing maternal outcomes globally

In a white room inside a plain building in the town of Mzuzu, Malawi, doctors John Smith and Doris Kayambo stand behind a table where they have laid out a variety of medical instruments and models over a white sheet, ready to teach a room full of eager medical and clinical officers, midwives and nurses […]

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HOMSA provides dignity to aboriginal school children

| July 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
HOMSA provides dignity to aboriginal school children

When you can give a deeply impoverished child all the things she needs to feel as though she fits in at the start of a new school year, you’ve given her the dignity to thrive. That’s what the Asia-Pacific division of the Heads of Mission Spouses Association did for upwards of 200 children who are […]

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