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Lion Electric Leads the Pack on Clean Energy Transportation

Zero-emissions electric school buses are rolling out across the United States, bringing cleaner, more energy-efficient transportation options to riders. Moving the needle in America’s heartland, Canada-based Lion Electric, a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles, announced plans in May 2021 to build its first-ever U.S. production plant in Joliet, Illinois. Located just outside […]

November 10, 2021

Canada at the Emmys with Space Explorers: The ISS Experience

Canada has become known as a major player in film and television and this latest Emmy-winning immersive series reflects that record. The 4-part series Space Explorers: The ISS Experience not only tells the story about space cooperation between countries but does so in a completely unique way –through virtual reality. Montreal-based production company Felix & […]

October 26, 2021

Honoring International Underground Railroad Month

It is estimated that as many as 30,000 freedom seekers left the U.S. for communities across Canada via the nineteenth century Underground Railroad, with many settling in southwestern Ontario — places like Windsor, Fort Erie, Chatham and Owen Sound. In 2019, Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland was the first to proclaim the month of September […]

October 22, 2021

Making our Oceans Healthier & Bluer One Partnership at a Time: San Diego and Canada Support the “Blue Economy” Together

On June 15, 2021, the Board of the Port of San Diego Commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which enables the Port and Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC) to work together in supporting the Blue Economy and aquaculture projects, and exchanging knowledge of the blue economy driven by sustainable ocean resources. This MoU hopes to […]

October 8, 2021

Canadian Company Kruger’s 150 New Jobs to Boost Kentucky’s AgriTech Sector

Montreal-based Kruger Packaging announced in May 2021 that it plans to create 150 jobs in Elizabethtown, Kentucky (south of Louisville) to produce corrugated boxes for the food and beverage sector in a multiyear period. The 400,000 square foot, US$114 million investment represents the company’s first corrugated box plant in the United States. At maturity, the […]

October 8, 2021

BUSY BEES: Honey Harvest on the Embassy Rooftop

The Embassy bees have indeed been busy! Our beekeepers from the Montreal based company Alvéole, paid a visit last week to harvest the honey. Check out the Embassy bees myhive page to catch a great time-lapse of the action! Alvéole’s goal when harvesting the honey is to make it as quick and stress-free for the […]

August 6, 2021

“Canada Corner” at the Dallas Public Library in Texas

In the midst of a pandemic, the Dallas Public Library forged ahead with the opening of a new branch library, writing a new chapter in the community with a contribution from Canada. Located in Vickery Meadow, once an unincorporated town centered on a rural feed store for livestock and now the most densely populated neighborhood […]

July 9, 2021

Peace By Chocolate – One Peace Won’t Hurt

The story of the Hadhad family is a compelling one. For nearly 30 years, the Hadhad family sold chocolate through their factory in Damascus, Syria across the Middle East. Everything changed in 2012 when the factory was destroyed in a bombing, forcing the family to leave their home and go to Lebanon. After three years […]

May 3, 2021

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