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25th June 2014 Ottawa, Canada

Howard Drake

by Howard Drake

British High Commissioner to Canada

Fighting a ‘quiet crisis’

Dementia is a top priority for the UK and Canada. Today, more than 40 million people worldwide are living with dementia and, with ageing populations this number is set to double every 20 years. The economic costs of this are astonishing, with US$604 B spent in 2010 alone (of which  approximately 70 per cent was […]

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12th June 2014 Ottawa, Canada

by Julia Nolan

Head of the Foreign Policy Team

Ottawa does its bit to mark this week’s Global Summit!

If you’re in Ottawa and don’t know what this means, you clearly weren’t downtown last night. That’s when we lit up the façade of the High Commission on Elgin in red to show our solidarity with the work of over 1,000 people in London at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict…

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27th February 2014 Ottawa, Canada

by Mark Agnew

Trade and Economic Advisor

Heading to Halifax

Next week we are heading east. The High Commission is opening up a ‘pop-up’ office for a week in Halifax and we’ll be out in full force promoting all things British through political, consular, cultural, trade, and defence themed events…

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