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NORAD celebrates 65 years of enduring partnership in the defence of North America

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), an enduring symbol of the important partnership between Canada and the United States. Hosted by General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, events were held last week at the Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, […]

Heart Gardens- Planting the Seeds of Memory

This spring, the Embassy incorporated a new addition to our Chancery rooftop: a Heart Garden, located on the south side of the 6th floor terrace near the Ambassador’s office and overlooking the National Museum of the American Indian.  Hearts made of seed paper are placed in the earth, and when the paper decomposes, the seeds […]

Red Dress Day – Honouring and Remembering

May 5 marked the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Canada – also known as Red Dress Day – and Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day in the United States. The day honours and raises awareness of the thousands of Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two […]

Strengthening the historic bonds of friendship – the IADB holds Cultural Meeting of the Americas

On April 15, the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) held its annual “Encuentro Cultural de las Americas / Cultural Meeting of the Americas” at La Casa del Soldado, or “the Soldier’s House” in Washington D.C. Each year the event builds a rich program to celebrate and promote all cultural aspects of the IADB Member States, representing […]

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NORAD celebrates 65 years of enduring partnership in the defence of North America

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), an enduring symbol of the important partnership between Canada and the United States. Hosted by General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, events were held last week at the Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, […]

May 22, 2023

Heart Gardens- Planting the Seeds of Memory

This spring, the Embassy incorporated a new addition to our Chancery rooftop: a Heart Garden, located on the south side of the 6th floor terrace near the Ambassador’s office and overlooking the National Museum of the American Indian.  Hearts made of seed paper are placed in the earth, and when the paper decomposes, the seeds […]

May 11, 2023

Red Dress Day – Honouring and Remembering

May 5 marked the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Canada – also known as Red Dress Day – and Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day in the United States. The day honours and raises awareness of the thousands of Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two […]

May 9, 2023

Strengthening the historic bonds of friendship – the IADB holds Cultural Meeting of the Americas

On April 15, the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) held its annual “Encuentro Cultural de las Americas / Cultural Meeting of the Americas” at La Casa del Soldado, or “the Soldier’s House” in Washington D.C. Each year the event builds a rich program to celebrate and promote all cultural aspects of the IADB Member States, representing […]

May 1, 2023

Growing Diplomacy – Embassy Rooftop Garden Joins the U.S. Department of Agriculture People’s Garden Initiative

Gardens are a great opportunity to bring communities together both locally and internationally. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) People’s Garden aims to connect people living in the United States to those living all around the world who are collaborating on gardening projects in their own communities. People’s Gardens can take many different forms, including […]

April 27, 2023

Canada Shines at the Oscars

  With a total of eleven Academy Award nominations for Canadians in Film this year, there was much to celebrate Canada’s contributions, both on- and off-screen. Canada’s wide range of talent was showcased through the variety of nominations received, which included: Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Actor in a Leading Role; Best Achievement […]

April 11, 2023

Active and Engaged: The Future of the Canadian Armed Forces in the Indo-Pacific

Launched by the Government of Canada in November 2022, Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy presents a comprehensive road map to deepen Canada’s multifaceted engagement in the Indo-Pacific over the next decade, by increasing contributions to regional peace and security, strengthening economic growth and resilience, enhancing our significant people-to-people ties, and supporting sustainable development across the region. This […]

January 30, 2023

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