History and Evolution of the Monegasque Consular Network in Canada

Over the years, the Principality of Monaco and Canada have forged a strong relationship. Today, this relation is notably materialized by a Consular network, representing the Principality in the country.
Here are the mains stages of the network’s development:

  • 1898: Inauguration of the first Consulate General of the Principality of Monaco in Montreal and nomination of
    Mr. J.L. Coutlée as the first Consul of Monaco in Montreal.

  • December 9, 1926: nomination of Mr. Marcel Pasquin as Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco in Montreal.

  • April 19, 1962: nomination of Mr. Michel Pasquin as Honorary Consul General of the Principality of Monaco in Montreal.

  • November 1965: creation of the Honorary Consulate in Vancouver. Nomation of Mr. Fritz Siegler as Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco in Vancouver.

  • 1978: The Honorary Consulate in Vancouver is responsible for British Columbia and Alberta. Elevation of Mr. Fritz Siegler as Honorary Consul General of the Principality of Monaco in Vancouver.

  • March 1, 2002: nomination of Me Jean-Claude Blachand as Honorary Consul General of the Principality of Monaco in Montreal.
  • March 1, 2002: nomination of Mr. Bernard Lette as Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco in Toronto.
  • July 22, 2002: nomination of Mr.. Michel Brunet as Honorary Vice-Consul of the Principality of Monaco in Montreal.
  • April 15, 2004: nomination of Mr.. Pierre Doise as Honorary Consul General of the Principality of Monaco in Vancouver.
  • November 27, 2008: nomination of Mr. Jacques Becker as Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco in Vancouver.

  • February 2, 2010: nomination of H.E. Gilles Noghès as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the
    Principality of Monaco to Canada.
  • March 30, 2010: nomination of Mr. Bernard Lette as Honorary Consul General of the Principality of Monaco in Toronto.

  • October 22, 2014: nomination of Her Excellency Maguy Maccario Doyle as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Principality of Monaco to Canada.

  • December 17, 2015: nomination of Dr. Diane Vachon as Honorary Consul General of the Principality of Monaco in Montreal.