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#ReUNITED at Capital Pride 2022

After a two-year pause due to the pandemic, Washingtonians welcomed the return of Capital Pride celebrations. In every corner of the city, festivities large and small took place showcasing support for LGBTQ2* communities, and Canadians in the area were proud to participate. To kick things off, on June 9, the Quebec Office in Washington presented […]

The [Not-So-Secret] Life of Embassy Bees

Back in 2020, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. partnered with Alvéole, a Montreal based social beekeeping company, to install two beehives on the roof of the Embassy. Since then, thousands of bees have been pollinating the surrounding urban flora and producing delicious honey for our staff to enjoy. Founded in 2013, Alvéole fosters […]

Old Friendships in a New Era

Canada and the United States share the longest international border in the world, home to millions of people and species of wildlife. From establishing the Convention for the Protection of Migratory Birds and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement to signing the Air Quality Agreement, we have a long history of working together to protect […]

COVID-19: Information for Canadians in the U.S.

UPDATED – April 1, 2022 BORDER CHANGES As of April 1, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. EDT: Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada by air, land or water. As a reminder, travellers arriving to Canada from any country, who qualify as fully vaccinated, may need […]

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“Peace by Chocolate” in Theaters Near You

Over 10 years ago, following civil unrest in Syria, the Hadhad family was forced to flee their home rebuild their life in a country that had never visited. In 2012, the Hadhad family chocolate factory in Damascus, Syria was destroyed in a bombing. For nearly 30 years, this chocolate factory served as the family’s livelihood […]

May 24, 2022

Strengthening Canada-U.S. trade ties

On May 5 and 6, 2022 the Honourable Mary Ng, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, hosted Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative in Ottawa and Toronto. Packing a lot into just two days, Minister Ng and Ambassador Tai held a  joint press conference, participated in a roundtable discussion […]

May 23, 2022

Celebrating World Bee Day in Chicago

A few weeks ago, Alvéole, the urban beekeeping  company, in partnership with Prudential Plaza, where the Consulate General of Canada in Chicago is located, presented its beekeeping work in Chicago. The Quebec-based company takes care of more than 5.8 million bees all around the city, and its urban beekeeping service includes the installation and regular […]

May 20, 2022

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