Canada's relationship to other countries of the world and its participation in intergovernmental international organizations influences how Canada is viewed both within and outside its borders. This guide provides links to essential official resources for the study of Canada's foreign relations.


Government Information

Canada - Federal: 


  Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
  See also The Department in History. Contains information on the history of Canadian foreign policy.
  CSIS: Canadian Security Intelligence Service (Note full text of the Commentary series)
  International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development (Rights & Democracy)
  International Development Research Centre


Committees (House of Commons and Senate)
This link is to committee business for the current session, for past sessions, use the links in the left-hand navigation area. See the :
  House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development
  and the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Library of Parliament Research Publications - International Affairs and Defence

Canada Treaty Information