Canadian Special Economic Measures Act Sanctions

Sanctions imposed by Canada on specific countries, organizations, or individuals under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) and JVCFOA

Sanctions imposed by Canada on specific countries, organizations, or individuals vary and can encompass a variety of measures, including restricting or prohibiting trade, financial transactions or other economic activity between Canada and the target state; or the seizure or freezing of property situated in Canada.

The Consolidated Canadian Autonomous Sanctions List includes individuals and entities subject to specific sanctions regulations made under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) and the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (JVCFOA).

Data overview

Entity types:
Legal entities1,153
17 countries · Show overview...
Publisher:Global Affairs Canada (Canada)

The Canadian government body responsible for trade, travel, foreign affairs and international development.

Collections:in OpenSanctions Default · Consolidated Sanctions
Source data:www.international.gc.ca · XML
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Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities5.78 MB
names.txtTarget names text file289.65 KB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format2.09 MB
source.xmlSource data1.02 MB
statistics.jsonDataset statistics2.25 KB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON5.83 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV1.1 MB

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Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service.

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Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

Khatam al-Anbia Central HeadquartersLegal entityIran
Yekaterina Sergeyevna FROLOVAPersonRussia
Yevgeny Valerievich BUBICHPersonBelarus
Yury Ivanovich VASILEVICHPersonBelarus
Mikalai Vasilievich MAKSIMOVICHPersonBelarus
Dmitry Vitalievich BUBENCHIKPersonBelarus
Ali KartiPersonSudan
Alexandr Vladimirovich VARAPAEVPersonRussia
Marina Andreyevna BOBEKPersonRussia
Jihad Muhamad Shaker YaghmourPersonPalestinian Territories
Nizar Mohammad AwadallahPersonPalestinian Territories
Ayman NofalPersonPalestinian Territories
Editorial Office of the Newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda”OrganizationRussia
Russian Helicopter SystemsOrganizationRussia
Voentorg-Retail LLCOrganizationRussia