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  Foreign relations of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada is also committed to disarmament and is especially noted for its leadership in the Ottawa Convention to ban land mines.
Canada has long been reluctant to participate in military operations that are not sanctioned by the United Nations, such as the Vietnam War or the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, but does join in sanctioned operations such as the first Gulf War.
Canada's international relations are the responsibility of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), which is run by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, a position currently held by Peter MacKay.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Foreign relations of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Legislative Canada is a constitutional monarchy, a Commonwealth Realm, and a dominion, with Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning monarch, since February 6, 1952.
Judicial The Parliament of Canada (French: Parlement du Canada) is Canadas legislative branch, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.
Foreign relations In Canada, the lieutenant-governor (often without a hyphen, pronounced), in French lieutenant-gouverneur (always with a hyphen), is the Queens, or Crown, representative in a province, much as the Governor General is her representative at the national level.
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 Foreign relations of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada is also committed to disarmament and isespecially noted for its leadership in the Ottawa Convention to ban land mines.
Canada has long been reluctant to participate in military operations that are not sanctioned by the United Nations, such as the Vietnam War or the 2003 Invasion ofIraq but does join in sanctioned operations such as the first Gulf War.
Canada's international relations are the responsibility of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), which is run by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, aposition currently held by Bill Graham.Traditionally the Prime Minister has played aprominent role in foreign affairs decisions.
www.therfcc.org /foreign-relations-of-canada-48699.html   (570 words)

  
 Canada (04/06)
Canada joined the Organization of American States (OAS) in 1990 and hosted the OAS General Assembly in Windsor in June 2000, and the third Summit of the Americas in Quebec City in April 2001.
Canada is a significant source for the United States of marijuana, as well as precursor chemicals and over-the-counter drugs that are used to produce illicit synthetic drugs.
Canada's importance to the United States is not just a border-state phenomenon: Canada is the leading export market for 39 of the 50 U.S. States, and ranked in the top three for another 8 States.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2089.htm   (3921 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Canada
Canada is the northernmost country in North America, bordered by the United States in the south (the world's longest undefended border) and northwest (Alaska).
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, the head of state being the monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
Eastern Canada is divided between boreal forest and the barren Canadian Shield in the north and the highly fertile Saint Lawrence River Valley in the south, where most of the country's population is concentrated.
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 Foreign relations of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of State is the foreign minister of the United States and is the primary conductor of state-to-state diplomacy.
The U.S. maintains a Normal Trade Relations list and several countries are excluded from it, which means that their exports to the United States are subject to significantly higher tariffs.
United States foreign policy is influenced by the efforts of the U.S. government to halt imports of illicit drugs, including cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
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 Foreign relations of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada it is rarely able to act unilaterally, but through coalitions and international organizations it affects the world.
While there are disputed issues between the two nations, relations are close and the two countries famously share the "world's longest undefended border." Canada was a close ally of the United States in both World Wars, the Korean War and the Cold War.
Canada was also quicker to act to combat South Africa's apartheid than was the U.S. Canada also supports a great deal of economic, political, judiciary, and governance reforms for many countries around the world.
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 Foreign relations of canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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The most enduring of the attempts to diversify Canada's foreign relations, famously interpreted by John Bartlet Brebner as the Atlantic Triangle, is the subject of David G. Haglund's The North Atlantic Triangle Revisited: Canadian Grand Strategy at Century's End (Irwin Publishing, Toronto, 2000).
Then we must remember the growing explicitness of Canada's partnership with the dominating United States in various arrangements, starting with, say, the disarmament of the Great Lakes after the War of 1812 and culminating in the Mulroney trade deal.
Canada can hardly be considered a distinct side of a triangle whose other two sides are the U.S. and Europe.
www.hri.ca /partners/G78/English/Peace/nslnk-haglund.htm   (611 words)

  
 Bhutan's Foreign Policy and Relations: Bhutannewsonline.com
Secondly, Bhutan’s treaty relations with India, heavy dependence on India economic aid and its land-locked status hindered the growth of independent diplomacy.
It established formal diplomatic relations with Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, EEC, Norway and Netherlands in 1985; Kuwait, Japan and Finland in 1986; South Korea in 1987, Austria in 1989, Thailand in 1991 Bahrain in 1992.
It established non-resident diplomatic relations with Maldives in 1984, Sri Lanka, 1987 and Pakistan in 1990.
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 Foreign relations of Canada - InformationBlast
Canada regards itself as a middle power -- it is rarely able to act unilaterally, but through coalitions and international organizations it hopes to affect the world.
Peacekeeping was invented by Canadian foreign minister Lester B. Pearson, for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Canada was also quicker to act to combat South Africa's apartheid than was the U.S. Canada's international relations are the responsibility of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), which is run by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, a position currently held by Bill Graham.
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 Foreign relations of Canada
Canada also seeks to expand its ties to Pacific Rim economies through membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC)--of which the U.S. also is a member.
Although Canada views its relationship with the U.S. as crucial to a wide range of interests, it also occasionally pursues policies at odds with the United States.
This is particularly true of Cuba, with regard to which the U.S. and Canada have pursued divergent policies for nearly 40 years, even while sharing the common goal of a peaceful democratic transition.
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 UTLink: Canadian Foreign Policy and the Seven Power Summits...Timothy Heeney
This is true both for Canada's stature as an international actor and for the conduct of its foreign policy in the 1970s and 1980s.
Canada's participation in the summit has not determined the content of its foreign policy or produced any spectacular foreign policy successes.
Canada is clearly not one of the dominant powers at the summit table or always an issue-maker, constrained as it is by limited capabilities and the perceptions of its limits by some other participants.
www.g7.utoronto.ca /scholar/heeney1988/heenconc.htm   (221 words)

  
 H-Net Review: Brian Tennyson on Canada-Cuba Relations: The Other Good Neighbor Policy
Thus, for example, their sarcastic claim that Cuba's proposal in 1927 to establish diplomatic relations was not well received in Ottawa, long accustomed to the cool proprieties of British formal diplomacy and to the prominent place of the British Empire, on which the "sun never set" (p.
Canada had been fully responsible for its own foreign policy since at least 1931 and most historians would say 1923, if not 1919.
Again, when discussing the establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1945, it would have been helpful if the authors had recognized that this was happening not only in the context of expanding diplomatic appointments in Latin America but expanding representation globally.
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 Contemporary Review: Canada And Britain: Shifting Perspectives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada's relationships with Britain are, by almost every measure, the most extensive Canada has in Europe.
Close relations with Europe have been one of the central pillars of Canada's foreign policy.
Canada now has to work with a regional organization which has developed far beyond a free trade area or tariff union to become an economic union with wider political ambitions.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2242/is_1606_275/ai_58055868   (368 words)

  
 The paramountcy of Canada-U.S. relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Cabinet, Canada-U.S. relations would be, in one respect or another, the responsibility of the Prime Minister as chairman of the new Committee on Canada-U.S. relations; the foreign minister, as head of the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee; and the Canadian ambassador to Washington.
The fact is that Canada has been freeloading off of our defense umbrella for years and honest response to the situation would be for Canadian leaders to realize the meaning of the saying that "he pays the piper calls the tune".
These phenomena are not coicincidental but intergally related; as Canada has become militarily weak its politicians have looked with greater and greater affection upon the UN and its related organizations.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/916095/posts   (5504 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: The Canadian Way: Shaping Canada's Foreign Policy 1968-1984: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It became a restatement of many basic truths about Canada's position in the world, and was surprisingly graceless about the successes that Canadian foreign policy had achieved before Mr.
It is true that in the early years of the Trudeau administration the policy of increasing foreign aid budgets was continued.
Canada's foreign policy successes of the period after 1945 were a result of an unusual confluence of forces: Europe devastated by the war; the Canadian economy remarkably successful, and a generation of policy-makers who were also embroiled in day-to-day negotiation.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0771040997   (945 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Embassy of The Republic of Latvia in Canada, with a history of diplomatic relations between Canada and Latvia, information on the current state of economic relations, and a list of treaties between the two countries.
The Directorate General for External Relations is in charge of the Common Foreign and Security Policy and Relations with Central and Eastern Europe and the States of the former USSR.
With a history of diplomatic relations between Canada and Latvia, information on the current state of economic relations, and a list of treaties between the two countries.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=External_Affairs_of_Canada   (2756 words)

  
 Canada and the U.S. | New Hampshire Public Radio
Canada and the U.S. Reported by Laura Knoy on Wednesday, December 22, 2004.
While Canada and the United States share a geographic border, it seems that for the most part, they are drifting apart idealogically, with Canada becoming more liberal and the United States becoming more conservative.
He's also a weekly foreign affairs contributor for radio and has written for the National Review, the Weekly Standard, the Globe and Mail, and the National Post.
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 Foreign relations of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1925 the government appointed a permanent diplomat to Geneva to deal with the League of Nations and International Labor Organization.
Following the Balfour Declaration 1926, King appointed Vincent Massey as the first Canadian minister in Washington, raised the office in Paris to legation status, and opened a legation in Tokyo.
Perennial efforts to improve trade have even included the idea of concluding a free trade agreement.
www.kerrville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Foreign_relations_of_Canada   (1286 words)

  
 CANADA
Canada's outstanding foreign relations past will be mired by our political position, or lack of, on Iraq.
In a population of 22 million, smaller than that of Canada, over 1.2 million children have died since August 1990.
It is time for Canada to deal with what is real, not perceived.
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 About Canadian Foreign Relations Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Canadian Foreign Relations Index (CFRI) "is a compilation of the print series A Bibliography of Works on Canadian Foreign Relations, published in six volumes by the various staff at the John Holmes Library [Canadian Institute of International Affairs].
It contains Canadian and foreign material on Canada's foreign relations, defence, economic relations, foreign aid, international law, and international environmental concerns.
Access to the Canadian Foreign Relations Index is restricted to the current faculty, staff, students at the University of Saskatchewan, and to "walk-in" users of the University of Saskatchewan Library for educational, research, and non-commercial personal use.
library.usask.ca /dbs/cfri.html   (178 words)

  
 H-Net Multimedia Reviews: Robin S. Gendron on Canadian Foreign Relations Index (CFRI), 1945-2002
Among the most valuable, however, is its publication of the Canadian Foreign Relations Index (CFRI), an index of the more than 46,000 items on the subject of Canada's foreign relations that were published between 1945 and 2002.
Despite these types of oversights, which hopefully will be corrected in future updates, the CFRI remains the most complete bibliography of sources on Canada's diplomatic history and foreign relations available.
Still, for those individuals with research or other interests in Canadian foreign policy and international affairs in the decades since the end of the Second World War, it is well worth the expense.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In addition, he was Visiting Fellow at the Americas Society in New York City during the 1991-92 academic year, and the Bissell-Fulbright Professor in Canadian-American Relations at the University of Toronto during the 1995-96 academic year.
He also served as the President of the Washington, D.C.-based Association for Canadian Studies in the United States and on the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association.
Over the past few years, he has made presentations on international and regional trade, investment, economic development, and foreign policy issues to business and academic audiences in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America.
fhss.byu.edu /polsci/FRYE/bio04.DOC   (244 words)

  
 Canada – foreign relations - List of Items - MSN Encarta
1999: Canada: House of Commons Approves Nisga'a Treaty
1999: Canada's Population Reaches 30.5 Million, but Growth Rate Slows
For the first time in the history of the British Commonwealth to which Canada belongs, the Canadian royal style and titles differed from that of the other Commonwealth members as these differed also from each other.
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 SANDNet Weekly Update, February 23, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Zhang Jiuhuan, the Director General of the Asian Department, Chinese Foreign Ministry, held bilateral consultations with senior Pakistan foreign officials in Islamabad on February 19.
Japan's Deputy foreign Minister, Ryozo Kato, met with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Shamshad Ahmed in Islamabad on February 16.
Norwegian Foreign Minister Knut Vollebaek arrived in Colombo on February 16 to begin the process of mediating a dialogue between the Sri Lanka government, the opposition United National Party (UNP), and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
www.nautilus.org /archives/sand/Updates2000/Feb23.html   (1786 words)

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