Stand against #cybercrime!

Girls and women are often harassed online. In most cases, they don’t protest and report the incidents to anyone. Living in frustration day after day, some of them even try to commit suicide.
To raise awareness against cybercrime and help women and girls protect themselves from online criminal offences in Bangladesh, Canada has supported a drama titled “MEGH”....
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Canada is a global innovation leader. We have many programs to support Canadian #tech :#GGICanada #CIIPCanada
The world needs science, and science needs women! We salute all the women who are contributing in science and technology.

Congratulations Dr Tanzima Hashem!

Buet’s Tanzima wins int'l award for privacy solution

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CANADA-BANGLADESH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS: 45 YEARS OF PROGRESS:

On 14 February 1972, Canada officially recognized the People's Republic of Bangladesh, commencing a relationship that is now in its 45th year.
Bangladesh Foreign Minister greets Canadian Foreign Minister on this 45th anniversary:
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Mahmood Ali greets Canadian FM Freeland

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Bangladesh observes Ekushey February! This day commemorates the martyrs of the 1952 Bengali Language Movement, and was declared as International Mother Language Day (IMLD) by UNESCO in 1999. International Mother Language Day promotes fuller awareness about linguistic and cultural traditions throughout the world and seeks to inspire solidarity based on understanding, tolerance and dialogue....
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Please note that the High Commission of Canada will be closed Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in honour of International Mother Language Day.Canadians in need of emergency consular assistance should contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at +1 613 996-8885 or email sos@international.gc.ca
The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is a Canadian who made an immense impact on strongly marked our country. Former journalist at CBC and General Governor from 2005 to 2010, she is now Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. She is the first woman to ever hold this position. #BlackHistory Canada.ca/black-history-month
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The G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting starts today in Bonn, Germany. Canada’s priorities at this year’s G20 include: inclusive growth, emphasizing gender equality and the social and economic benefits derived from well-ordered migration, a progressive trade and investment agenda that benefits all, and green growth rooted in our commitment to climate action and environmental sustainability.
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BANGLADESHI STUDENTS WON 2ND PRIZE AT A SOCIAL BUSINESS CREATION COMPETITION IN CANADA

February 15, 2017: His Excellency, Benoît-Pierre Laramée, High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh, was pleased to present the awards and certificates to Daffodil International University students who recently won prizes in a ‘social business creation competition’ organized by HEC...
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"SHE CHANGED THEIR LIVES. SHE REVOLUTIONIZED AN ART FORM" – SURAYIA RAHMAN, THE CHANGE MAKER.

Canadian filmmaker Cathy Stevulak's film ‘”THREADS: The Art and Life of Surayia Rahman”, is a documentary about a Bangladeshi woman who overcomes physical, social and economic hardships and liberates herself and other women by creating timeless works of art.

The film was recently screened at the...
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Threads Trailer

Inspiration. Determination. Liberation. "Threads" is a documentary about a Bangladeshi Muslim woman who overcomes social and economic hardships and liberates...

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Did you know? Canada is the only country in the world that shows a maple leaf on its national flag! For more fun facts about our #Canadianflag that will turn 52 years old on February 15th.
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H.E. Benoît-Pierre Laramée, High Commissioner of Canada along with Julia Niblett, High Commissioner of Australia and Alison Blake, British High Commissioner visited the official Rohingya refugee camp and the makeshift settlements in Cox’s Bazar on February 9th on a trip organized by the World Food Programme (WFP) and International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Canada has supported the...
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HE Benoît-Pierre Laramée, High Commissioner of Canada for the first time will be on Facebook to chat about the 45 years of relations between Canada-Bangladesh on February 14, Wednesday at 2:00 pm. Start posting your questions in the comment section now, so that our speaker can answer them LIVE! The chat will end at 2:15 pm.

আপনাদের প্রশ্নগুলো এই কমেন্ট সেকশনে ইংরেজিতে লিখে এখন থেকেই পোস্ট...
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CANADA – BANGLADESH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS: 45 YEARS OF PROGRESS

On 14 February 1972, Canada officially recognized the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, commencing a relationship that is now in its 45th year. Over this period, Bangladesh has enjoyed significant increases in human development, flourishing industry and rapid economic growth. Relations between Canada and Bangladesh have mirrored...
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Mustafa Chowdhury today presented his books “Unconditional Love, and Picking up the Pieces: Story of Adoption of 1971 War Babies” to H.E. Benoît-Pierre Laramée , the High Commissioner of Canada. Mr Chowdhury is a Bangladeshi born Canadian citizen.

High Commissioner thanked Mr Chowdhury for the informative book and remarked: “This year also mark an import milestone for Canada – the 150th...
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February 12th marks the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. #RedHandDay
The world needs science and science needs women!

From a young age, girls are told that science and maths are difficult, and it is unwise to pursue such a competitive field. According to a recent UNESCO report, women account for only 28 % of the researchers across the world- the number drops to 14% in Bangladesh. Women in scientific professions struggle against discrimination in terms of...
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The New York Times article of February 6, 2017 entitled "Turning the Tides Against Cholera" praises over 35 years of action research pioneered in Bangladesh that, according to the author, has led to "a treatment protocol so effective that it saves 99.9 percent of all victims. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that it has saved about 50 million lives in the past four decades". ...
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Turning the Tide Against Cholera

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