The Embassy and Consulates | Kingdom of the Netherlands Canada

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Study in the Netherlands

This section contains links to general information about the Netherlands from statistics and the weather to the country’s government, history and national symbols.


Doing business in the Netherlands

The Embassy in Ottawa, the Consulates-General in Toronto and Vancouver, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) in The Hague are here to help entrepreneurs that want to do business in Canada and in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

September 21, 2015 As of September 18, 2015, at 15:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (19:00 Amsterdam time), the Working Holiday category has re-opened to Dutch citizens between the ages of 18 and 30!

September 15, 2015 The world has seen a considerable reduction in extreme poverty since the turn of the century. Yet the gap between rich and poor has widened. Greater inequality prevents people from building a decent life, stunts economic growth and leads to conflict – on top of the violence that has already forced more than 60 million people worldwide to abandon their homes. In her policy agenda for 2016, foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen shows an even greater commitment to curbing the downward spiral.