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The District of Columbia recognizes April 16th as Emancipation Day. Washington, D.C. marks this date with a morning parade, concert, fireworks, and panel discussions. The annual parade runs down Pennsylvania Avenue NW in front of the Embassy of Canada and features DC Public Schools and local college marching bands, dancers, branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, floats, and community associations.
Pop-Up Canada! is an unprecedented initiative by the Canadian Consulate to promote business interests, energy dialogue, tourism and expand our network of contacts in western Pennsylvania. Pop-up is a temporary space in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh where we will showcase the best of Canada-Pennsylvania to highlight the mutual benefits of our considerable trade relationship and promote deeper economic integration. Key themes at Pop-Up Canada! will include energy, trade and security: the three pillars of cooperation between Canada and Pennsylvania.
On Wednesday, March 12th, the Canada Israel Hockey School visited the Embassy of Canada as part of their international hockey road trip to Washington, DC. They were accompanied by 2010 Women's Hockey Olympians Tessa Bonhomme (Canada) and Lisa Chesson (USA). They met with Ambassador Gary Doer and discussed hockey and the role embassies play in diplomacy.
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