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Canada’s additional Belarus sanctions

Canada imposes additional sanctions on first anniversary of Belarus’s fraudulent presidential elections August 9, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act in response to the ongoing, gross and systematic violations of human rights […]

Canada expands Nicaragua sanctions

Canada imposes sanctions on additional individuals in response to ongoing human rights violations in Nicaragua July 14, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced sanctions against an additional 15 individuals under the Special Economic Measures (Nicaragua) Regulations in response […]

Canada’s statement on its new Belarus sanctions

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Belarusian individuals and entities over attacks on human rights and fundamental freedoms June 21, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced new sanctions against 17 individuals and 5 entities under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) in […]

Canada adds to Myanmar sanctions

Canada imposes additional sanctions on individuals and entities affiliated with Armed Forces of Myanmar May 17, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced additional sanctions against 16 individuals and 10 entities under the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations in response to […]

Canada issues its Solarwinds statement

Statement on SolarWinds Cyber Compromise April 15, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, today issued the following statement: “Today, […]

Canada issues Myanmar-related business guidance

Canada issues advisory on doing business with Myanmar-related entities April 13, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Government of Canada today issued an advisory for Canadian companies doing business with Myanmar-related entities. The Government of Canada expects Canadian companies active abroad, in any market or country, to […]