Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs / The Royal Court.Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs / The Royal Court

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway will make an official visit to Canada November 7-10, 2016. The official program will start in Ottawa followed by visits to Toronto and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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The High North is Norway’s most important foreign policy priority. The policy on this topic is designed to safeguard Norwegian interests, facilitate business development and social development in the north. Additionally, it is meant to increase the cooperation with other countries such as Canada that have interests in the High North.

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Photo: Amanda Gran / Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa.

The embassies of Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands recently teamed up with Women, Peace and Security Network Canada to discuss best practices in the area of Women, Peace and Security. At a roundtable discussion hosted by the Ambassador of Sweden and at an open panel discussion at Carleton University, experts from the participating countries were able to discuss and learn from each other’s...

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Fra 30. september 2016 innfører Canada obligatorisk elektronisk reiseregistrering for alle reisende fra visumfrie land (som Norge) som kommer med fly. Dette er etter modell fra USA og Australia.

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The Arctic Council was established on 19 September 1996 with the signing of the Ottawa Declaration, which lists the member countries. This year the Council celebrates 20 years and as member states both Norway and Canada celebrate its remarkable evolution in its stature and reach. Maintaining the Arctic as a peaceful and sustainable region is key to all member states of the Council.

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Due to a Nordic representation agreement, the Danish Embassy handles all applications for visa and residence permits for Norway and all of the Scandinavian countries.

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Here you can find information on applying for a Norwegian passport in Canada.

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Photo: Photo: Heidi Konttinen/Arctic Frontiers 2016.

The 11th Arctic Frontiers conference will be arranged in Tromsø, Norway from Sunday 22 January to Friday 27 January 2017. The title for the 2017 conference is White space - Blue future.

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Gender equality and women’s rights are key policy priorities in Canada and Norway. The promotion and protection of women’s rights and gender equality are crucial to development, and constitute important areas in both countries’ foreign policy.

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While Canada has the world’s longest coastline, Norway has sovereign rights over an area of sea six times the size of its land area. Hence, healthy and productive oceans are of vital importance to both our countries.

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