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 count:3,264 target entities · 3,264 searchable entities · 6,559 total
Entity types:
Legal entities669
12 countries · Show overview...
Publisher:Global Affairs Canada (Canada)

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

Source data:www.international.gc.ca (XML)
Collections:in OpenSanctions Default · Consolidated Sanctions
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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 entities4 MB
names.txtTarget names text file187 kB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format945 kB
source.xmlSource data777 kB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON4 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV772 kB

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Using the API

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Recent additions

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

JSC PO SevmashCompanyRussia
Ahmad JannatiPersonIran
Syrian Military IntelligenceLegal entitySyria
Maria Igorevna SHUVALOVAPersonRussia
Tasnim News AgencyLegal entityIran
Presidential GuardLegal entitySyria
Olga Vasilievna PILIPENKOPersonRussia
Arnel BélizairePersonHaiti