(No. A/66 - June 28, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will sign tomorrow the Convention between the Hellenic Republic and Canada for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital.
The main purpose of this tax treaty is to reduce tax barriers to trade and investment. It will ensure that Canadian and Greek taxpayers who invest or do business in each other’s countries do not pay the same kind of tax to both governments.
Event: Official signing ceremony
Date: Monday, June 29, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. (Athens time)
Location: Foreign Minister’s office, Department of Foreign Affairs,
5 Vassilissis Sophias Ave., Athens, Greece
For more information, please contact:
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada