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Section IV Our Contact Information

The department offers a wealth of information, resources and reference tools. To learn more about Canadian foreign policy and international relations or about the department itself, use any of the following contacts:

Telephone: 1-800-267-8376 toll free in Canada or 613-944-4000 in the National Capital
Region and outside Canada
TTY: 613-944-9136
Fax: 613-996-9709
Mail: Enquiries Services (SXCI)
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON K1A 0G2
Media Services: 613-995-1874 or fax 613-995-1405

How to Contact Organizations Related to the Department

Canadian Commercial Corporation
Mail: 1100 50 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0S6
Telephone: 1-800-748-8191 toll free in Canada or 613-996-0034 in the National Capital
  Region and outside Canada
Fax: 613-995-2121
Canadian International Development Agency
Mail: 200 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, QC K1A 0G4
Telephone: 1-800-230-6349 toll free in Canada or 819-997-5006 in the National Capital
  Region and outside Canada
Fax: 819-953-6088
Export Development Canada
Mail: 151 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 1K3
Telephone: 613-598-2500
Fax: 613-237-2690
TTY: 1-866-574-0451
International Development Research Centre
Mail: 250 Albert Street, 18th Floor, P.O. Box 8500, Ottawa, ON K1G 3H9
Telephone: 613-236-6163
Fax: 613-238-7230
International Joint Commission
Mail: Canadian Sector
234 Laurier Avenue West, 22nd Floor, Ottawa, ON K1P 6K6
Telephone: 613-995-0088
Fax: 613-993-5583
North American Free Trade Agreement
Mail: (NAFTA)—Canadian Section, 90 Sparks Street, Suite 705, Ottawa, ON K1P 5B4
Telephone: 613-992-9388
Fax: 613-992-9392
Passport Canada
Commercial Level 2, Place du Centre, 200 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, QC K1A 0G3
Telephone: 1-800-567-6868 toll free in Canada or 819-994-3500 in the National Capital
  Region and outside Canada
TTY: 819-997-8338 or 1-866-255-7655
Rights & Democracy: International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development
Mail: 1001 de Maisonneuve Boulevard East, Suite 1100, Montreal, QC H2L 4P9
Telephone: 514-283-6073
Fax: 514-283-3792

Section V Reference Information

5.1 Acronyms and Abbreviations

APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum
APGCI Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative
ASEAN Association of Southeast Asian Nations
BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
CBSA Canada Border Services Agency
CIC Citizenship and Immigration Canada
CIDA Canadian International Development Agency
CPAT Contingency Planning Assistance Team
CSR Corporate social responsibility
DFAIT Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
DND Department of National Defence
DPR Departmental Performance Report
DPRK Democratic People's Republic of Korea
ERI Enhanced Representation Initiative
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FDI Foreign direct investment
FTA Free trade agreement
FTE Full-time equivalent
G8 Group of Eight (Group of Seven industrialized countries plus Russia)
GOTS Government Online Trade Services
GPSF Global Peace and Security Fund
HOM Head of mission
IAE International Assistance Envelope
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
ICC International Criminal Court
MOU Memorandum of understanding
MRRS Management, Resources and Results Structure
NACD Nuclear arms control and disarmament
NAFO Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NGO Non-governmental organization
NORAD North American Aerospace Defense Command
NPT Non-Proliferation Treaty
OAS Organization of American States
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PAA Program Activity Architecture
PCO Privy Council Office
PEMD Program for Export Market Development
PRT Provincial Reconstruction Team (Afghanistan)
RPP Report on Plans and Priorities
S&T Science and technology
SPP Security and Prosperity Partnership
TCS Trade Commissioner Service
UN United Nations
UNESCO UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
VTC Virtual Trade Commissioner
WHO World Health Organization
WHTI Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
WMD Weapons of mass destruction
WTO World Trade Organization
YES Youth Employment Strategy
YPI Young Professionals International