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Global Affairs Canada

We define, shape and advance Canada’s interests and values in a complex global environment. We manage diplomatic relations, promote international trade and provide consular assistance. We lead international development, humanitarian, and peace and security assistance efforts. We also contribute to national security and the development of international law.

Services and information

Help for Canadians abroad

Travel advice and advisories

Official Government of Canada travel information.

Travel outside Canada

Information on travel health and safety, air travel, border wait times and more.

Request emergency assistance

Contact information for Canadians requiring emergency consular assistance.


Trade and investment agreements

International trade and investment agreements and negotiations by country, agreement type or status.

Funding and support programs for doing international business

Apply for financial support, or take part in programs that help innovative firms and under-represented groups.

Canada trade tariffs, sanctions, export and import controls

Browse for tariff information, our sanctions list, and export and import controls that could affect Canadian traders.

Foreign affairs

Sanctions imposed by Canada

Stay informed about economic sanctions and how they can affect your business.

International treaties

Find and read bilateral and multilateral treaties signed by Canada from 1928 to the present day.

Canada's efforts to promote international human rights, inclusive governance and democracy

How Canada supports human rights, democracy and inclusive governance on the international stage.


Canadian funding for international initiatives

Learn about funding options for your international development, foreign policy or trade projects.

Project Browser

Search for international assistance projects funded by Global Affairs Canada and download open data.

Canada helping women and girls around the world

Our work to empower women and girls and promote gender equality in all our international development.


The Honourable Mary Ng

Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen

Minister of International Development


Canada’s response to the crisis in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip

Learn more about Canada’s response to the crisis in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Report to Parliament on the Government of Canada’s International Assistance 2022-2023

Find out how our investments have advanced Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy and the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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