Canada pledges US$69 million at APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting

On November 18, 2022, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged nearly CA$93 million (US$69 million) to expand the capacity of Canada’s missions in the Indo-Pacific.

Trudeau made the pledge at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting, where he announced several new funding initiatives to support the Asia-Pacific region. The pledge was part of the upcoming release of Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, which aims to deepen diplomatic, development, and climate ties with regional partners.

Press release - Prime Minister of Canada