Canadian Economic Sanctions
The imposition of economic sanctions against foreign States and non-State actors remains an important instrument for the international community in the enforcement of international norms and laws. Sanctions can encompass a wide variety of measures, including limitations on official and diplomatic contacts or travel, the imposition of legal measures to restrict or prohibit trade or other economic activity between Canada and the target state, or the seizure or freezing of property situated in Canada. In order to maximize the effectiveness of a sanctions regime, particularly one involving trade and economic measures, Canadian policy seeks to ensure that sanctions measures are applied multilaterally whenever possible.
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2014-03-05 - On March 5, 2014, the Governor in Council made, pursuant to the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act, the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Ukraine) Regulations (SOR/2014-44).
2014-01-29 - Canada imposed further sanctions against Syria.
2013-11-24 - Statement on Iran’s Nuclear Program.
- Trade Controls and Technical Barriers Bureau (TCTBB)
- Canada's Boycott Policy
- Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada
- Canada Border Services Agency
- United Nations Security Council Sanctions Committees
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