We aim to strengthen the bilateral ties between
Canada and India beyond business

Canada and India have longstanding bilateral relations built upon shared traditions of democracy, pluralism and strong interpersonal connections.


Canada is home to one of the largest South Asian communities abroad per capita,

with approximately 3.6 percent of Canadians being of Indian heritage (1.2 million people).
Canada India Strategic Council (CIS Council) is a committed organization to creating a powerful strategic partnership between Canada and India.

I It is about business and government coming together in new ways to create opportunities that will change the lives of citizens in a big way. Based on our strategic partnership we are entering in an era where we will work closely together with education, tourism & business leaders to achieve our goals of driving economic growth, create jobs, promote innovation, inclusion, and entrepreneurship.

Canada-India Bilateral Ties

India and Canada have a long history of friendly relations. Based on their commonalities, both the countries have a colonial legacy, cherish democracy, have a rich cultural diversity, and are committed to international peace and security. Over the years, such relations have been further augmented through strategic alliance between the two countries that has strengthened their ties in various multilateral forums such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), United Nations (UN), the G7, G8, G-20, ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) and Organization of Economic Co-operation & Development (OECD)

Strengthening Canada=India commercial relationship

India is the world’s fastest growing major economy, and Canada’s relationship with India offers tremendous opportunities for increased business collaborations that will bolster shared prosperity for both the countries.

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made several bilateral announcements which will lead to creating 5,800 for Canadians. Canadian and Indian companies signed 66 commercial contracts and agreements – worth more than $1 billion in a wide variety of commercial sectors, including infrastructure, information technology, aerospace, clean technology, film production, and research and development, which will help grow both the economies tremendously.