Have a project for #SavingLivesAtBirth or improving maternal, newborn and child health (#MNCH)? Be sure to apply for the Grand Challenge for Development #SavingLives grant by February 24.

Details: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Canada’s International Development – Global Affairs Canada
Grand Challenges Canada / Grands Défis Canada
USAID - US Agency for International Development
USAID Global Health
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#FemParl: Canadian filmmaker Cathy Stevulak chats #WomenEmpowerment with Amity University students. [ Youtu.be Link ]

Don't miss her film Threads: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman at NCPA Mumbai today at 7pm!

#FemParl: Canadian filmmaker Cathy Stevulak chats with Amity students

Filmmaker Cathy Stevulak’s “Threads” is about Surayia Rahman, a Bangladeshi woman, who overcomes physical, social and economic hardships and liberates hersel...

Exporting agriculture & agri-food products to Canada? Be sure to consult the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website at: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Pictured: Last week, CFIA delivered #foodsafety workshops in Delhi and Mumbai for producers & processors exporting to Canada, jointly organized with the Confederation of Indian Industry's Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence.

Agriculture and...
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Happy International Mother Language Day! With Canadians speaking over 200 unique languages, Canada’s #LinguisticDiversity is on full display!

We invite everyone to say "Hello" in your mother tongue!

#MotherLanguageDay #IMLD #Canada150
Working together to outrun #cancer! Over 8,000 participants from different walks of life, including students from schools and colleges, helped raise awareness for #CancerResearch at the #TerryFoxRun in Mumbai, on February 19.

Consul General Jordan Reeves and Shaina Nc flagged off the run, with chief guest Mrs. Amruta Fadnavis. Proceeds from the run were donated to the Tata Memorial...
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Canada Post hosts first ever visit by India Post delegation. Discussions included ecommerce growth and a joint #Diwali stamp in celebration of #Canada150! Find out more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Pictured: India Post Secretary, B.V. Sudhakar (left), with Canada Post President and CEO, Deepak Chopra (right).

Canada’s Foreign Policy—Global Affairs Canada
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Canada's Magellan Aerospace announces plans to #MakeInIndia with a new manufacturing facility in #Bengaluru: [ Bit.ly Link ]

At an investment of over ₹140 crores, the new 140,000 sq. ft. building will be constructed on seven acres in the Aerospace Special Economic Zone near the Bengaluru International Airport. The state-of-the art facility will employ approximately 120 engineers, machinists,...
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Working/living in Canada & filing your taxes for the first time? Get info & file your taxes online! See: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Canadian Immigration and Citizenship
Planning for Canada India - CIIP
#Canada150: Today is Canada's Agriculture Day! Did you know? Canada is the world’s 5th largest exporter of agriculture & agri-food products & is a global leader in related areas including tech, innovation, R&D, education & #FoodSecurity.

Check out this map of top commodities by province to find out where ag's at! See some interesting facts & recipes here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

#CdnAgDay #CdnAg...
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Kudos to ISRO - Indian Space Research Organisation for creating new world record with 104 satellites!

Can you name 3 Canadian satellites launched by India's #ISRO?

Canadian Space Agency
Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
Press Information Bureau - PIB, Government of India
Show your support for #CancerResearch! Join the #TerryFoxRun this Sunday, February 19, at Nariman Point, Mumbai. Students from over 40 schools will join volunteers and participants in creating awareness and helping to raise proceeds for #cancer research, which will be donated to the Tata Memorial Hospital.

The run will commence at 7.45 am opposite Air-India Building. For additional...
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Our Trade office in Kolkata has moved to a new address:

Kenilworth Hotel, Kolkata, 1 & 2 Little Russel Street,
Kolkata - 700 071, India
Tel: +91 33 2282 5996 / 2282 0971
Fax: +91 33 22821381
Email: india.commerce@international.gc.ca
#Canada150: The #CanadianFlag is celebrating its 52nd anniversary today! Take part in the “Share your Moment with the Flag Challenge” by posting a picture or video of you with the National Flag of Canada and inspire others to do the same!

See Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's statement on Canada's #FlagDay here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#Canada150: National #FlagDay in Canada today celebrates the #CanadianFlag raised for the first time on Parliament Hill in 1965: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Do you know what’s common between India’s Prime Minister #JawaharlalNehru and Canada’s Prime Minister #LesterBPearson (the then Foreign Minister, seen in the picture with PM Nehru)?

They were both Prime Ministers when the respective countries flew...
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How are you celebrating #ValentinesDay? Check out Expedia Canada's list of the 14 most romantic places in Canada for your next #valentines: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Canada Keep Exploring
#ExploreCanada #Canada150
#FemParl: Canadian filmmaker Cathy Stevulak's Threads: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman is about a Bangladeshi woman who overcomes physical, social and economic hardships and liberates herself and other women by creating timeless works of art.

Join us in Kolkata and Mumbai for a screening of the film and a chat with the filmmaker at:
• Kolkata: February 15, 5 pm at Cine Central, Calcutta....
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What does radio mean to you? Share with us the benefits of radio as a communication tool over other medium!

This year's #WorldRadioDay theme #RadioIsYou calls for greater participation of audiences and communities in the policy and planning of radio broadcasting.

Community radio broadcasters in Nepal enhanced their skills to better serve their communities and support #WomensRights and...
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Did you know? Canada's expertise in the #aerospace and #aviation sector includes manufacturing, technology, training and flight simulation, R&D and related services.

Meet Canadian companies and our Trade officers at #AeroIndia2017 in Bengaluru, February 14 to 18, to explore business and collaboration opportunities. Details: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Canada’s International Trade - Global Affairs...
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Celebrate #Canada150 with Canadian artists this weekend in #Bengaluru!

• February 11; 7.30 pm: An 18-member group from Quebec will perform contemporary dance choreographed by Marie Chouinard at the Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, as part of the Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts' ongoing #AttakkalariIndiaBiennial celebrations #AIB2017. Details & tickets: [ Bit.ly Link ]

• February 12; 7pm: A...
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“We shouldn't be afraid of the word #feminist. Men and women should use it.” “I am proud to stand up and say that I am feminist” - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the 2016 World Economic Forum in #Davos.

Share with us your thoughts on feminism and how you would promote greater women participation in government, business and society. Participate in the #FemParl dialogue on Facebook and...
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