Conflicts and international crises

The Stabilization and Reconstruction Task Force (START) provides Canada's response to crisis and conflict situations around the world.


Canada is among the strongest international supporters of Ukraine's efforts to restore stability and implement democratic and economic reforms. For information on Canada’s efforts, travel advice and assistance for Canadians affected by the conflict with Russia, see Canada’s Response to the Situation in Ukraine.

Canada's humanitarian response

The Government of Canada acts quickly and appropriately when it receives requests for assistance from countries facing disasters, conflicts, or acute food insecurity. For more information, see Response to humanitarian crises.

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