Development as an integral part of Canadian foreign and trade policy

Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie Events


  • The Honourable Christian Paradis
    The Honourable Christian Paradis Minister of International Development and
    Minister for La Francophonie
    See biography


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514 871-4001
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Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

900 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.
Montréal, Quebec
H3B 4A5


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  • Find out more about the government’s new approach, which reinforces the harmonization of international aid with the country’s broader values and goals
  • Understand why development has become a priority issue for Canada, on the same level as trade and diplomacy
  • Learn how the government supports the private sector in its partner countries, positioning it as a key element in the fight against poverty


  • Ottawa’s wish for better recognition of its international efforts, while respecting its obligation of responsibility towards Canadian taxpayers
  • The government’s commitment to building a strong economic base by supporting the private sector in its partner countries to help them break the cycle of poverty
  • Wealth-building innovation that can be used as a tool to overcome obstacles to development
  • The Government of Canada’s desire to build synergy with the private sector in its development efforts

Development: a priority in Canada’s foreign and trade policy!

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