Appointment of Honorary Consul of Canada to Belize
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
The High Commissioner of Canada to Belize, Deborah Chatsis, is pleased to announce that Mr. Lynn Young has been appointed by His Excellency the Governor General as Honorary Consul of Canada resident in Belize City, Belize. The Belizean Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepted this appointment on August 24, 2017.
Mr. Young is a Belizean citizen with a Master in Business Administration from Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. He is an active member of the Belizean business community, representing a Canadian company in Belize, and is an avid promotor of education and patron of the arts.
Canada and Belize have positive bilateral relations, based on shared historical traditions, systems of government, and cultural ties as Commonwealth countries. Belize is a recipient country for Canada’s $600 million Caribbean Regional Development Program which focuses on economic growth, public finance management, disaster risk reduction, and access to justice. Canada also supports Belize’s efforts to combat violence and insecurity. In addition, Belize benefits from the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, which supports local projects that increase women empowerment and governance.
The Consulate of Canada to Belize is located at 80 Princess Margaret Drive, Belize City, Belize, Telephone 223-1060. Hours of operation are from 0900 to 1400 from Monday to Thursday and 09:00 to 12:30 on Friday.
Canadian citizens can also obtain complete consular information from the Canadian Government Consular website at www.voyage.gc.ca
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