The Canada-India relationship has been growing steadily over the last decade. Canada and India have signed several bilateral agreements in diversified areas including; audio-visual co-production, nuclear energy, social security, science and technology and air transport.
Canada’s newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emphasized that Canada’s position remains strong in maintaining and enhancing the relationship Canada currently has with India. With India committing to a five-year uranium deal amounting to $350 million with Cameco (Saskatewan based energy company), it became evident that this renewed energy relationship has the potential of changing the face of Canada-India Relations. This new deal is projected to gain significant momentum for an early visit to India by Canadian PM Justin Trudeau. While Trudeau has already been active in building his international profile, this would act as a statement for the New Liberal Party to further enhance its’ engagement to new levels. India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Canadian counterpart Stéphane Dion will resume the Strategic Dialogue between the two countries, which was interrupted earlier this year by the Canadian parliamentary election.