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Al Futtaim Group Launches Health Hub, a network of clinics to be accredited by Accreditation Canada

“16 October 2019 – HealthHub by Al Futtaim proudly announced their opening of 10 primary care centres in Dubai and their commitment to quality improvement and patient safety by implementing Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum InternationalTM program. HealthHub joins an elite group of organisations embarking on a health care accreditation journey in collaboration with Accreditation Canada. Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum InternationalTM program is an ongoing […]

Announcement of new Canadian diplomatic appointments

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced on October 23 the following diplomatic appointments: UAE, Abu Dhabi : Marcy Grossman becomes Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Ms. Grossman replaces Masud Husain. UAE, Dubai: Jean-Philippe Linteau becomes Consul General in Dubai. Mr. Linteau replaces Marcy Grossman. Iraq: Ulric Shannon becomes Ambassador to the […]

Second-Generation Muslim Women Study

Awish Aslam, PhD Candidate in the Sociology Department at the University of Western Ontario, is conducting her PhD project titled, “Second-Generation Canadian Muslim Women and their Work Experiences”. The purpose of this study is to better understand the work experiences of second-generation Canadian Muslim women both in and outside of the home. The researchers are […]

Brookfield, Dubai’s Meraas Holding create $1.4 billion retail Joint Venture

Brookfield Asset Management and Dubai’s Meraas Holding have agreed to form a joint venture valued at 5 billion dirham ($1.4 billion) to own and operate Meraas’ retail assets. The deal “represents a significant investment in the region” for Brookfield with $385 billion (Dh1.4 trillion) of assets under management, the company said in a statement. It […]

The UAE hosts EXPO 2020 and invites Canadians to visit

Please find the link to His Excellency the Ambassador Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani article in Ottawa Life magazine inviting Canadians to visit Expo2020 Dubai.

Consortium of Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors wins contract to supply and operate two monorail lines in Egypt

Cairo selects the proven INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for two new monorail lines to connect East Cairo with the New Administrative Capital and 6th October City with Giza Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction PLC (NASDAQ Dubai: OC; EGX: ORAS) and Arab Contractors signed on August 13 an agreement with National Authority for Tunnels in Cairo to […]

Minister Carr announces award of contract for Canada Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

July 8, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada Expo 2020 Dubai will bring people together from around the globe in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to showcase world innovations, encourage international collaboration. With an anticipated 25 million visitors, Expo 2020 Dubai will be a platform to showcase Canadian innovation and to promote new […]

Thousands gather to watch Burj Khalifa lit up with Canadian flag colours in Dubai

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Happy Canada Day

The Canada Arab Business Council wishes to extend to our members, partners and friends a safe and happy Holiday Weekend and Canada Day.

Quebec Ministerial mission to Tunisia and Morocco during SITIC Africa 2019

The Ministry of the Economy and Innovation, in collaboration with the Quebec Office in Rabat and the support of the Canadian embassies in Tunisia and Morocco, is organizing a trade mission to the Maghreb. The mission has two components: Tunisia, from June 16 to 19, 2019, on the occasion of the International Exhibition of Informations […]

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