Permanent Mission of Canada to the International Civil Aviation Organization

The Permanent Mission of Canada to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is the main channel for communications between the Canadian government and the ICAO.

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About the Permanent Mission to the ICAO

The Mission promotes Canadian interests and works with other ICAO member states to develop and uphold international norms and rules for civil aviation. Through diplomacy, negotiation and daily monitoring of ICAO activities, the Mission works to advance Canada's interests and promote civil aviation's safe and orderly development.

Hosting such a critically important international organization is an enormous honour. The Mission fulfills its host country responsibilities by ensuring international delegates, staff and their families have the resources they require to live and work in Montreal. We also ensure that the privileges of diplomats working in Canada are respected, and extend diplomatic courtesies wherever possible.

Captain Claude Hurley, FRAeS: Permanent Representative of Canada to the ICAO

Captain Claude Hurley, a professional pilot, most recently served as the President for ICAO’s Air Navigation Commission, the organization’s primary technical body. He had been Canada’s nominee to the Air Navigation Commission since 2014. Prior to his assignment at ICAO, Captain Hurley worked in Transport Canada’s Civil Aviation directorate, leading inspectors providing safety oversight of air operators, flight training units and aerodromes. As a pilot with over 30 years of experience, he flew and managed flight operations in a variety of international settings. A graduate of the Royal Military College, he also served as an officer and pilot in the Canadian Armed Forces, where he held a number of leadership positions and flew in tactical aviation, peacekeeping operations, and Search & Rescue roles.

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Contact the Permanent Mission of Canada to the ICAO

Mailing address:

999 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard
Suite 15.35
Montréal, Quebec
Canada H3C 5J9

Telephone: 514-283-3530
E-mail: Canada@icao.int

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