Canada in Action
Goal 1- Increasing Economic Opportunity
Latest Featured Stories - Goal 1
2013-09-16 - The Canadian Embassy in Peru coordinated the visit of Mr. Glenn Nolan, mining entrepreneur and indigenous leader, to talk about integration of local communities into mining activities.
2013-04-02 - Canada trained farm workers and updated equipment for 150 small-scale family farms to increase food security and meet the new Caribbean Community standards.
2013-04-02 - Canada sponsored a women’s entrepreneurship and a youth empowerment project in an underprivileged El Salvadorian town. Delegates from the Canadian Parliament and the Canadian Embassy in San Salvador toured both project sites.
2013-03-13 - Grenada’s nutmeg industry is facing a number of challenges and the Government of Canada is providing support to help overcome them. Nutmeg is crucial to Grenada’s economy. For proof, one only need look to the Grenadian flag which includes a nutmeg clove.
Goal 2- Strengthening Security and Institutions
Latest Featured Stories - Goal 2
2013-11-01 - In the months following the devastating Haiti earthquake in 2010, shelter was one of the most urgent needs for displaced populations. Many found shelter in makeshift camps but further natural disasters such as hurricanes and tropical storms continued to destroy homes and batter Haiti.
2013-08-23 - In 2012, the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives contributed CAD$60,000 to Guatemalan efforts to reduce chronic malnutrition by 10% before 2015. CFLI supported three groups working with rural indigenous communities to attack the root causes of this scourge.
2013-06-21 - Marking Canada's accession to the presidency of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, Canada, Argentina and Paraguay launch a year-long programme of events to stimulate dialogue to fight racism and intolerance.
2013-06-06 - The Canadian Embassy in El Salvador teamed up with international leading experts in Gender and Reproductive Health to develop a three day workshop for key Salvadorian government employees who work with gender violence survivors on a daily basis.
2013-05-09 - For many kids summer camp is a place to go to escape. For some kids in Chile, the Laura Vicuña Foundation camps are a place to go to be empowered!
2013-05-01 - Spectators and residents at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Series and 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil will be safer thanks to a joint security effort between Canada and Brazil.
2013-04-26 - Canada and the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation are empowering women with the resources and knowledge they need to find their voice and break free of gender-based violence.
2013-04-26 - Canadian and Mexican experts on women’s human rights joined judges and justices from Mexican state and federal courts and Mexican policy makers for a roundtable discussion to address justice reform and womens’ equality before the courts.
Goal 3- Fostering Lasting Relationships
Latest Featured Stories - Goal 3
2013-11-11 - Canada’s Lifesaving program trains tourism industry employees to help reduce the number of drowning victims in the Dominican Republic’s paradisiacal waters.
2013-10-18 - The Canadian Embassy in Peru coordinated the visit of Mr. Glenn Nolan, mining entrepreneur and indigenous leader, to talk about integration of local communities into mining activities.
2013-10-07 - Together with the Embassy of Canada in Mexico, soldiers from the Canadian Forces lend a helping hand to the Salvation Army in Mexico City.
2013-08-15 - There are over 8000 Mexican students that enter Canada to study every year and the number is growing fast. Interestingly, there are an increasing number of students expressing an interest in finding programs with Aboriginal content.
2013-07-31 - EsArts is helping young boys and girls from the municipality of Suchitoto dream of a better life. More importantly, it is empowering them to pursue one.
2013-03-26 - “To support young people… through education, employment, artistic development, culture and sports, is an investment in El Salvador itself”- Amb. Pierre Giroux
2012-11-20 - A new totem pole was put up in Buenos Aires’ Canada Square with a tribute ceremony to the rich indigenous heritage of Canada and Argentina, a symbol of a tangible cultural bridge, uniting the countries of the Americas through an indigenous world view.
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