External Affairs and International Trade Canada


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External Affairs and International Trade Canada

An organization of the Canadian government that promotes Canadian exports and international trade. In the 1980s, it was also responsible for immigration policy. Its name was changed to Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada in 1995.
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The following are some of the export assistance programs offered by External Affairs and International Trade Canada:
Lacasse credits officials involved with the PEMBD (program for export market development) of External Affairs and International Trade Canada for clearing the path to establishing Rahnmet's foothold in Europe.
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