Canada looks to ‘diversify’, bolster India relationship

As Canada looks to “diversify” at a time when future of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) looks uncertain, it seems most keen to strengthen its ties with India.

Notwithstanding the outcome of its ongoing NAFTA negotiations with the US, the Canadian government and its business houses have decided not to put all their eggs in one basket, ie, the US, experts said.

From health and education to renewable energy and indigenous research in infrastructure.

Last week, Toronto hosted the second chapter of the annual ‘Invest India conference,’ attended by several policymakers and business leaders from both countries. Indian High Commissioner in Canada Vikas Swarup and his Canadian counterpart in India Nadir Patel led from the front.