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.


Head of Mission speech at the National Day of Romania and the Centennial of The Great Union


"Dear Minister of National Defence Sajjan, Distinguished Members of the House of Commons Mr Simms and Mr Albrecht, Excellencies,…

Consular Section limited assistance from August 30 to October 5, 2018


The activity of the Consular Section will be temporarily reduced to consular assistance in emergency situations, from August 30 to…

The 50th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Romania and Canada at embassy level


The relationships between the two countries, initially characterised by pragmatism and to the point cooperation inside international…