Global Affairs Canada

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Global Affairs Canada

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Previous names: Department of External Affairs; Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1908-present

History

The Department of External Affairs was formed in 1908 to represent Canada outside its borders. It later absorbed trade and development functions on behalf of the Canadian government. Full information on Global Affairs Canada web site, international.gc.ca.

These document are drawn from the department's files at Library and Archives Canada (LAC), where they make up Record Group 25.

Places

Ottawa

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

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Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

CAGAC

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

  • English
  • French

Script(s)

  • Latin

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

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