Activities Calendar

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April 8 - 12, 2019

47th Annual Meeting

Gard and Alpes-Maritimes, France

Canada-France Interparliamentary Association (CAFR)

April 8, 2019

Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide in Rwanda

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Canada-Africa Parliamentary Association (CAAF)

April 4 - 10, 2019

140th IPU Assembly and related meetings

Doha, Qatar

Canadian Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (UIPU)

Upcoming Activities

Visits and Events

April 8, 2019

Breakfast Meeting with members of the Diplomatic Corps

April 8, 2019

Unveiling of the sculpture commissioned in honour of the 20th anniversary of Nunavut entering Confederation

Parliamentary Associations

Associations promote the country’s interests abroad on a continuing basis and are composed of both members of the Senate and of the House of Commons.

There are 8 Multilateral Associations and 5 Bilateral Associations.

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Our Speakers

Canada’s parliamentary diplomacy is led by two Speakers.

George J. Furey The Honourable George J. Furey, Speaker of the Senate
Anthony Rota, Speaker of the House of Commons The Honourable
Anthony Rota, Speaker of the House of Commons

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An opportunity for senior parliamentary staff from foreign legislatures and Canadian jurisdictions to learn about the functioning of the Parliament of Canada.

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Interparliamentary Groups


There are 4 Interparliamentary Groups recognized by the Parliament of Canada.

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Friendship Groups

These groups also take part in interparliamentary activities.

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