Template talk:Foreign relations of Canada

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Why I removed the growing list of international organizations[edit]

Nav-Box footer templates are navigational aids that are self-enclosed. Every article in a template should in turn contain the template. Secondly they list things by their defining characteristics. The fact that Canada is an observer at the African Development Bank is not a defining characteristic of either Canada's foreign affairs or the the Bank. Where there is a notable enough relationship we can create an article like Canada and NATO, which is specifically about Canada's relations with an institution. In those few cases articles about institutions can be here. Otherwise no institutions belong here or on any other foreign relations templates. For more information on this topic please visit WP:FOR. --Kevlar (talkcontribs) 19:22, 7 January 2010 (UTC)

If this topic is important to you, you can create a International organization membership of the United States-type article for Canada and add it to the template. --Kevlar (talkcontribs) 19:24, 7 January 2010 (UTC)
I understand your point and I do agree. I will consider your recommendation about the Canadian-related article listing memberships of international organizations and possibly create one (unless someone else gets around to it before I do). NorthernThunder (talk) 20:52, 7 January 2010 (UTC)