Diplomatic relations were established on 7 July, 1978.
In the Solomon Islands, Canada is represented by the High Commission of Canada in Australia.
The Solomon Islands are represented in Canada by a Consulate in New York, U.S.A.
Canada and the Solomon Islands maintain a positive relationship. Bilateral relations are cordial and enhanced by a shared membership in international organisations such as the United Nations, the World Trade Organization and the World Health Organisation. Canada and the Solomon Islands share interests with respect to fisheries and climate change and are both party to the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement and the Kyoto Protocol. Canada is also a Dialogue Partner of the Pacific Islands Forum to which the Solomon Islands belongs.
The Solomon Islands, an archipelago comprising several islands, atolls and reefs, is rich in cultural diversity.
With regard to development assistance, Canada supports community-based projects in the Solomon Islands through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives administered by the High Commission of Canada in Australia. Canada also provides long-term institutional support to multilateral and global organizations that are present in the Pacific.
Canada's trade relations with Solomon Islands are managed by the Trade Commissioner Service at the High Commission of Canada in Australia.