Canada now joins 57 other countries that have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, which expresses the international community's support for the protection of students, teachers and their schools during armed conflict. The declaration will inform the planning and conduct of the Canadian Armed Forces during armed conflict.

“Canada strongly condemns attacks on schools and educational...
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Ambassador MacArthur visits southern Shan State with UNODC and meets with enterprising farmers who have taken on the challenge of replacing opium crops with coffee and also other plants such as avocados and turmeric. Let's support these farmers when their coffee is ready to hit the market in Myanmar and beyond!
Today the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Development Cooperation. This agreement will be a powerful tool to further strengthen friendly relations between Canada and Myanmar through effective development assistance. We look forward to closer coordination and cooperation to support poor and vulnerable...
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It’s International Development Week and the Canadian Embassy would like to recognize development workers and volunteers who are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of people around the world, including the poorest and most vulnerable. Thank you for helping to build a better world! In Myanmar, Canada is proud to support development projects on federalism, democratic governance and...
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Not sure of what to do this weekend? How about heading out to the Pun Hlaing Golf Club to watch professionals from the Asian Tour and Japan Golf Tour compete at the Myanmar Open? Canadians Richard Lee and Brian Jung are competing! Admission is free.
Congratulations to all our followers in the Union of the Republic of Myanmar on the 69th anniversary of Independence!
Warm wishes and Happy New Year to all our followers! The Embassy of Canada will be closed on Monday, January 2nd.
2017 will be a special year for Canada and for all Canadians. The Constitution Act of 1867 officially created Canada on July 1st, 1867. Stay tuned as we will update you on #Canada150 celebrations in Canada and around the world (including in Myanmar!). They will feature themes focusing on diversity and inclusion, reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, youth, and the environment. (Photo:...
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Canadian winter
Thinking of visiting #LonelyPlanet's top travel destination for 2017? In celebration of #Canada150, Parks Canada is offering their 2017 #DiscoveryPass FREE of charge!
The Embassy of Canada will be closed on Monday, December 26th for Boxing Day. Merry Christmas to everyone!
We met with local and Canadian businesses and NGOs/CSOs communities during the official launch of the project, “Improving Market Opportunities for Women”. This project is implemented by the Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada. It aims to encourage financial inclusion, gender equality, leadership and private sector development,...
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It’s official: Canada has a new Ambassador to Myanmar! A warm welcome to H.E., Karen MacArthur, who presented credentials to H.E. U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar last Friday. A career diplomat, Karen has held senior positions in Ottawa and abroad, including Counsellor and Head of the Political Section at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Senior Departmental Advisor...
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On November 13, Ambassador-designate Karen MacArthur and visiting Canadian Defence Attaché, Colonel Mark Dussault, attended a Remembrance Sunday service organised by the British Embassy at the Taukkyan War Cemetery to honour the contribution of Commonwealth soldiers who died in battle in Myanmar.

Taukkyan is the largest of three Commonwealth war cemeteries in Myanmar, with approximately 7,000...
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Canadians are fiercely proud of our Veterans and during the period leading up to Remembrance Day (November 11), millions of Canadians wear a Poppy as a symbol of national pride and respect, a visual pledge to never forget our Canadian Veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. #RememberThem
Our Mission of Canada to ASEAN is organizing a logo competition to celebrate 40 years of #CanadaAsean relations. Submit your entries by November 30!