To mark International Women’s Day, Canada announced an investment of $650 million over three years in funding for sexual and reproductive health and rights to promote gender equality and empower women and girls around the world. #IWD2017 @CanadaDev
“Today’s announcement demonstrates Canada’s leadership in empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality around the world. This...
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Canada will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017. Follow the Embassy’s page throughout the new year to learn more! #Canada150
Canada will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017 Follow

Canada 150 Kick Off in 19 Canadian urban centers

Video montage of several images featuring the 19 Canadian urban centers that will host celebrations on December 31, 2016.

“I would like to commend Santa and his elves for their extraordinary service to children in Canada and around the world. Santa does not shy away from hard work. He insists on yearly license renewal and always keeps up to date on the latest safety regulations. He has shown us that by investing in innovation and clean technologies we can achieve a safe, secure and efficient transportation...
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I would like to commend Santa and his elves for their extraordinary

Santa is fit to fly and ready for take-off

The Honourable Minister Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport meets with Santa to let him know that he has successfully renewed his pilot license and passed hi...

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, kicking off #16daysofactivism against gender based violence around the world. The advancement, promotion and defense of women’s human rights is a key priority for Canada, at home and abroad.
For activities in Canada, visit [ Link ]. In Myanmar, check out the efforts of the Gender Equality Network and...
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Sadia Masroor
Kwehmoo Lay
Adam Joseph
They are our fathers, brothers, mothers and sisters, neighbours … heroes. Let’s #RememberThem. Canada's Veterans. Their courage, service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Adam Carroll
Tomorrow is the Ambassador’s last day of work, so we gave him some farewell gifts today. Here is our reaction video of receiving one of them . . . .
Khun Hpein Chua
Htay Htay Win
Samuel Rancourt Duchesne
Global health leaders are now in Montreal, Canada for the fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The Global Fund aims to end AIDS, Tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics by 2030. In May 2016, Canada’s Prime Minister announced a pledge of $785 million to the Global Fund for the next three years, making a significant contribution towards saving...
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The Embassy of Canada continues its series of videos on experiencing Myanmar traditions and this time, we tried BETEL NUT!
We always see small betel nut shops along the streets near our office and decided to give it a try.
Check this video to see Canadians’ reaction to betel nut! #betelnut #myanmar
Gabriel Edralin Electrum
Tin Mar Lar Thein
Kg Myat
Myanmar and Canada have two very similar and equally popular candies - Myanmar Jaggery and Canadian Maple Sugar Candy. Which one tastes better? We put them to a blind taste test with our Myanmar staff! Check it out!
#MapleSugar #Jaggery #myanmar
Michael Sarty
The Canadian Embassy has a long tradition of eating Mohinga for breakfast. Now we decided to test our favourite Myanmar dish on some Canadians, including Ambassador to Myanmar, Mark McDowell. The first thing they all said: YUMMM!
What do you think about Myanmar's most popular breakfast? #mohinga #myanmar
Erica Dhar
Ashin Kawwida
Zaw Aung
Take a look here at our Ambassador's interview with Skynet. For more looks behind the scenes of an Ambassador's work, check out
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Are you interested in traveling, studying or working in Canada but aren't sure where to start? In this video our Consular Services Officer, Khaing Zin explains the first steps to getting your visa to Canada.

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Bob Htet
Moe Thi
Moe Thi
Laurenne Garneau, the Embassy's Head of Development Cooperation, is finishing her tour of duty this week and moving back to Ottawa. : (
Laurenne looks back on her two years in Yangon which included launching Canada's first development programme in Myanmar. Laurenne’s passion for international cooperation is driven by the human-side of development and work with a wide range of Myanmar,...
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Lin Lin
Steve Cima
Saw Zin Maung Soe
This week, we went to Chinlone Waso Festival at the Mahayamuni Pagoda in #Mandalay. We witnessed a great evening of some fantastic #Chinlone, one of Myanmar's most popular sports. We're die-hard Chinlone enthusiasts! Are you a big fan of Chinlone too?
Aung Myint