Italy and Canada enjoy a longstanding friendship characterized by a shared history and grounded by the presence of a large and dynamic community of Canadians of Italian origin.
During these years, the cooperation has grown steadily, in a variety of areas, from science to politics, culture and trade.
The history of our bilateral relations is rich in initiatives that promote and support innovation, art, science, and language heritage. In terms of education, there are well-established research and exchange programs between our respective universities to encourage and support youth mobility.
In addition, Italy and Canada work together in numerous multilateral organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, and the G7. In 2017, the two Countries celebrated the 75th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations.
To know more about diplomatic relations between Italy and Canada, visit the website of the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa.