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.
We couldn’t agree more! Come and see us during #Canada150 celebrations this year!

52 Places to Go in 2017: #1: Canada
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!
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 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.

The Embassy of Canada will be closed on Monday, December 26th for Boxing Day. Merry Christmas to everyone!
“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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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...

PM Trudeau and leaders of national #Indigenous organizations take new steps on the journey of reconciliation in Canada.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on advancing reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples
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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Management consulting firm Tractus is hosting Canada-ASEAN Week, a week-long series of webinars discussing the opportunities and challenges for Canadian companies investing in, and trading with, five of the most important ASEAN member states, including, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and Myanmar. If you are interested, please follow the link below and register.

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Doing Business with ASEAN
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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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