Cuba in Canada

Cuba 2020 Business Forum

Ottawa, November 18th. - The First Edition of the Cuba 2020 Business Forum will be held virtually on December 8 and 9 of this year, with the aim of continuing to promote foreign trade and investments for Sustainable Development.

Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event provides a space for exchange between national and foreign entrepreneurs, government representatives, Chambers of Commerce, Trade and Investment Promotion Agencies, and other participants.

The Henry Reeve Brigade nominated from Canada for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.

Ottawa, November 17, 2020.- The Council of Canadians announced yesterday, November 16, its support for the nomination made by Dr. John Kirk, Dalhousie University scholar and professor, of the Cuban Medical Brigade "Henry Reeve" for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.

Founded in 1985 and based in Ottawa, with regional offices in Halifax, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver, and a network of local branches across the country, this non-profit organization advocates for public health, renewable energy and access to clean water for all, as well as fair trade.

Cuban Medical Teams for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Statement - Monday, November 16, 2020 - The Council of Canadians’ statement on nominating Cuban international health teams for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. 

At the June 2020 Annual Meeting, Council of Canadians' members voted to endorse and promote a Canadian nominating process for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to go the Henry Reeve medical teams from Cuba for their international work in the context of COVID-19.

Petition in favor of lifting the blockade against Cuba is presented in the Canadian Parliament

Ottawa, October 22, 2020 - This afternoon, Stéphane Bergeron, Member of Parliament and Foreign Affairs Critic for the Bloc Québécois Party, presented a petition to the House of Commons signed by 577 Canadian citizens, including Cubans permanently residing in this northern country, in favour of lifting the blockade imposed by the US government against Cuba. This petition was initiated last April by citizens of the province of Quebec.