Welcome to Canada India Foundation

Canada India Foundation (CIF) is a national, non-profit, non-partisan, non-governmental organization established to foster support for stronger bi-lateral relations between Canada and India;  and to increase the participation by Indo-Canadians in political process in Canada.The CIF Chanchlani Global Indian Award is an award to recognize excellence and celebrate the achievement of the Global Indian Diaspora. The award includes $50,000.00, given to a charity of the award recipient’s choice.

Since our inception in 2007, Canada India foundation has taken a leadership role in fostering support for stronger bilateral relations between Canada and India, greater engagement of the Indo-Canadian community in Canadian politics and public policy and increase awareness of the changing face of India.

CIF works to foster support for stronger bi-lateral relations between Canada and India. Through active participation in the public policy debate and active engagement with Parliamentarians, CIF positions the need for a strategic partnership between Canada and India as critical to Canada’s future.

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Dr. Subhash Chandra, 2016 CIF Chanchlani Global Indian Award recipient

Dr.Subhash Chandra, Chairman of the Essel Group of Companies is amongst the leading lights of the global media & entertainment industry.

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Canada India Foundation presents Report from Canada India Energy Forum to Canadian Government

TORONTO, Oct. 7 /CNW/ – CIF is pleased to announce that it has presented to the Government of Canada…

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Canada India Foundation Newsletter july 2018

e-Newsletter June 2018

The Canada India Foundation is busy preparing for its Global Indian Annual Award and Gala Night and the Higher Education Forum.

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3rd Golf Tournament


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