Delegation to Canada
15/12/2014 - A wonderful evening of European Christmas carols
About 1,500 music enthusiasts packed the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa on 12 December for a wonderful evening of European Christmas carols. The 7th European Union Christmas Concert featured carols and songs in 20 different languages, performed by the Ottawa Children's Choir, the Chorale De La Salle and the Calixa Lavallé Choir. Special guests included mezzo-soprano Terri-Ann Priel, who was accompanied by Ernie Cox on piano, soprano Natalya Gennadi Matyusheva and Timothy Piper on organ.
European Union Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx and the Heads of Mission of EU Member States met with The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, today at the EU Delegation in Ottawa. This is the first time the EU Heads of Mission welcomed two Ministers as part of their regular meetings with leading personalities in Canada.
23/12/14 - JOINT STATEMENT BY CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION ON ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION OF SEAL PRODUCTS FROM INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF CANADA [45 KB]
Having regard to the values, interests, culture, and traditions of indigenous communities; Recognising that the hunting of seals by indigenous communities of Canada has been an integral part of their tradition, culture, and identity since time immemorial and that they rely on the seal hunt for the direct necessities of life and to sustain their communities economically through the income it generates; Recalling that the European Union's regulations on trade in seal products seek to ensure that the fundamental economic and social interests of indigenous communities which hunt seals for their subsistence will not be adversely affected;
- 19/12/14 - Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the press conference after the European Council
- 19/12/14 - Bank resolution: Council adopts regulation on fund contributions and appoints the members of the single resolution board
- 19/12/14 - Customs Union: improved anti-fraud measures
- 19/12/14 - New Head of Mission for EUMM Georgia