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The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is no longer in operation. This website documents FOCAL's activities and accomplishments throughout its existence. Thank you for your interest in the work of FOCAL.

FOCAL in the Media 2011

Harper in Colombia on free-trade deal ‘victory lap’
Aug. 10, 2011 - Globe and Mail

Canada Cultivates Economic Ties with Brazil
Carlo Dade
Aug. 8, 2011 - The Link, Radio Canada International

Canada's Trade Mission in Brazil
Carlo Dade
Aug. 8, 2011 - CTV News Channel

Brazil: Canada's new preferred partner
Aug. 7, 2011 - Globe and Mail

Harper hopes to 'thicken the relationship' with Brazil in upcoming Latin American tour
Aug. 5, 2011 - Globe and Mail

Canada’s necessary but late courtship of Brazil
Aug. 5, 2011 - Globe and Mail

Canada's think-tanks need help
Carlo Dade
Aug. 2, 2011 - National Post

Americas Strategy designed to earn 'outsized influence' with US: Cable
July 27, 2011 - Embassy

Latin America key to Canada's future prosperity
July 20, 2011 - The Whig Standard

Haitian elections a frustration for donors: cable
June 29, 2011 - Embassy

Fleeing the drug war, but finding doors closed in Canada
June 19, 2011 - The Toronto Star

Washington under fire for covert gun-tracking operation in Mexico
June 15, 2011 - The Globe and Mail

Canada pledges $5-million to fight drug crime in the Americas
June 7, 2011 - The Globe and Mail

La construcción de un legado de política exterior
May 24, 2011 - Correo Canadiense

Solid Americas strategy would reap big rewards for Canada
May 24, 2011 - The Globe and Mail

Canada's next steps in the Americas
May 4, 2011 - Embassy

Moving North America at the speed of business
April 6, 2011 - Embassy

South America: Canada's forgotten continent
March 25, 2011 - The Globe and Mail

Haiti
Carlo Dade
March 21, 2011 - Ottawa Morning, CBC Radio One

Harper's Americas strategy falling short: internal review
March 16, 2011 - The Canadian Press

Chipping away at democratic institutions
March 9, 2011 - Embassy

The slow decline of North America

March 5, 2011 - The Miami Herald

Legitimacy-seeking Honduras made next bilateral trade partner
Feb. 16, 2011 - Embassy

When Does Canada Become "Home"?
Jan. 28, 2011 - TVO The Agenda 

Has Canada lost its place on world stage?
Jan. 19, 2011 - The Toronto Star 

Jean-Claude Duvalier's return to Haiti and Canada's role
Carlo Dade
Jan. 17, 2011 - CBC Power & Politics 

The importance of remaining committed
Carlo Dade
Jan. 12, 2011 - Embassy Magazine

Squalid, dangerous camps still home to a million Haitians a year after quake
Jan. 8, 2011 - Canadian Press

Des camps dangereux abritent toujours un million d'Haïtiens après le séisme
Jan. 6, 2011 - La Presse Canadienne

Haiti needs to get on with governing
Jan. 5, 2011 - Globe and Mail

 

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