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2012 | 1 (1) |
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Are Poland and Canada: Becoming Close Partners?

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The author presents relations betweenCanada and Poland in 21st century.He explains the reasons for the lack of closeconnections between the two countries.Then, he recognizes few historicallinks, focusing on Polish migrationto Canada. Afterwards, he describesofficial diplomatic relations by presentingmeetings of politicians from bothcountries in 20th century. The foundationof relations between countries in modernworld is economics, which is presentedin next part. The author presents factsabout trade and investment. In next part,he describes the Polish community inCanada, focusing on the Canadian PolishCongress and other organizations thatplay an important role in life of Polishminority. Finally, the two most importantevents of last decade of bilateral relationsare presented: death of a Polish immigrantthat was tasered in Vancouver and recenttakeover of Quadra FNX, a Canadianmining company, by the Polish coppercorporation KGHM. The author describesthe incident with Robert Dziekanski,presenting the reaction to it by Canadiansand Poles, as well as the results of theinvestigation. He also gives facts about KGHM’s purchase of Quadra FNX andexplains what this transaction means tothe Polish company. The author concludesby deliberating about perspectives ofrelations between Canada and Poland.Full text: http://bazhum.muzhp.pl/czasopismo/589/?idno=14761
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2012
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2018-10-21
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bwmeta1.element.ojs-doi-10_12775_18379
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