Global Affairs Canada maintains a very vast diplomatic network for Canada. Being a Commonwealth country, the diplomatic missions of Canada in other commonwealth nations are called High Commissions. Canada maintains an extensive network; Canada has diplomatic and consular offices in almost every country across the globe. Canadian diplomatic network maintained by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFATD).
The diplomatic missions of Canada help the country in maintaining healthy relationships with other countries overseas. The embassies, high commissions, and consulates also help in protecting the interests of Canadian citizens living abroad. All diplomatic offices of Canada the world over have Canadian as well as local staff. The Ambassador or the High Commissioner is a senior diplomat in an embassy or High commission respectively.
Following is a list of Canadian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates by Country.