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The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, underscores policy commitments on Africa

Trudeau recognized the hard work of Canadian businesses across Africa and announced a new MoU of The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (https://CanadaAfrica.ca) is pleased to congratulate Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his re-election. We recognize and applaud the commitments by various candidates to deepen ties with Africa, including the Prime Minister’s commitment to an economic cooperation strategy which reads: ‘’Develop a strategy for economic cooperation…

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APO Group Partners with the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business to Coordinate the Biggest Trade Event in the Chamber’s History

Accelerating Africa 2021 is a 3-day conference aimed at accelerating business, trade and investment between Canada and Africa

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) and APO Group, the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today further announced details of the largest ever conference to promote business, trade and investment between Canada and Africa in the organization’s 27-year history. The Accelerating Africa 2021 conference (https://bit.ly/3gsTfVA) will…

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The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business announces collaboration with McGill University

McGill University, a global leader at the forefront of academic research and scholarship in Canada, has begun work with The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business to advance sustainable development across African markets and Canada

Following the jointly hosted Forum on the African Continent Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) (https://bit.ly/3kDxT9g) on August 25, held with representatives of the governments of Ghana and Senegal, the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) and McGill University have announced a new partnership. The announcement sees McGill University collaborating with The Canada-Africa…

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Announcing “Africa Accelerating 2021”: An international information exchange forum from October 26-28, sponsored by Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. is working with the Chamber to address challenges and advance opportunities for enhanced Canada-Africa trade and investment

The key event in the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’s (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) calendar in coming months will be an online-and-live international information exchange forum from October 26-28, focused on Canada’s Vital Role as a Committed Partner in Africa's Economic Restart after COVID-19. Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., the Chamber of Business’s 2021 premier partner…

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The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business is Growing & Expanding: Leadership Changes Announced

Dr. Patricia Makhesha of Ivanhoe Mines joins the Board of Directors, while outgoing Chair, Mr. Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, takes up the newly constituted position of Special Trade and Investment Envoy to the AfCFTA Secretariat in Accra

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) is pleased to announce major growth and an expansion of our operations in support of promoting trade and investment between Canada and Africa, approved at our recent Special Board Meeting. The Board has unanimously decided on a leadership restructuring to further accelerate the mandate…

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Masai Ujiri signs as Raptors Vice Chairman and Team President

Masai and MLSE share the goals of bringing another NBA Championship to Toronto

The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday that they have signed Masai Ujiri to a multi-year contract as Toronto Raptors vice-chairman and team president. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. “Great sportsmen impact their games. Great leaders impact their communities. Masai Ujiri does both, and we’re very pleased…

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Canada provides support to WFP to help the poorest urban populations in Tanzania

Both Canada and WFP are strong supporters of social safety nets, including cash transfers to the most vulnerable populations

The Government of Canada has provided USD 3.74 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to contribute towards its efforts to support the Government’s social protection programme in the country. Both Canada and WFP are strong supporters of social safety nets, including cash transfers to the most vulnerable…

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WHO to expand support in strengthening the delivery of primary health care and essential health services through Canadian grant

The project focuses on an equity-oriented, gender responsive and human rights-based approach, to reach more disadvantaged populations who are at risk of being left behind

As part of its efforts to ensure the delivery and utilization of stronger and more resilient primary health care and essential health services during the COVID-19 response and recovery, the World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development…

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Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity of Alberta, Canada, Hon. Dale Nally Confirms Participation at African Energy Week 2021

A speaker commitment by Hon. Dale Nally will further African Energy Week’s agenda regarding the role of natural gas in the global energy transition

African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 is proud to host Hon. Dale Nally, Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity, Alberta, Canada, as a speaker at the four-day interactive conference and networking event on the 9th-12th of November 2021. Representing Canada at Africa’s premier energy event, Hon. Dale Nally will drive…

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Canada announces new assistance for those affected by conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Current assessments by the UN and local authorities indicate that 5.2 million people in Tigray (90% of the population) now require humanitarian assistance

Canada remains deeply concerned by the ongoing conflict in the Tigray region of Ethiopia and the resulting humanitarian crisis that continues to worsen. Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, announced that Canada is providing an additional $7 million…