Brief history

The diplomatic relations between Romania and Canada were established on August 16, 1919 when the General Consulate of Romania was established in Montreal.

Bilateral relations at embassy level were initiated on April 3, 1967. Canada commissioned its first resident ambassador in Romania in December 1976. Romania’s Embassy in Ottawa was opened in 1970. In 1991, the General Consulate of Romania started to operate in Toronto, while the General Consulate in Montreal regained its initial functions. The bilateral relations between Romania and Canada are currently characterized by an enhanced political dialogue and cooperation focused on domains of highly strategic importance for our country.

The Ambassador of Canada in Bucharest is HE Mr.Kevin Hamilton. The previous Ambassador of Canada in Romania was HE Joanne Lemay.


Internship Programme


The Embassy of Romania in Canada wishes to offer students and young graduates at the beginning of their professional career, the…

An evening of music and literature hosted by the Embassy of Romania


Friday, October 28th, the Embassy of Romania hosted an evening of literature and music which brought to the public the book ‘Nu…

Joe Boyle and pages of Romanian history – lecture at Ottawa University


On Friday, September 23rd, the Ottawa University Group of Research for Central and East-European Studies hosted the academic…