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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

Canada & SoCal Partner for the SoCal Tech Highway Telehealth Program

The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles and its satellite office in San Diego have designed a program to establish a “technology highway” between Canada and Southern California (SoCal) to create and foster business partnerships between Canadian and Californian businesses in the region. Named the SoCal Tech Highway, the program was originally applied to […]

April 16, 2021

Canadian P3 Expertise Helping Build Future of Public Education in Maryland

Canada and the U.S. work together in so many areas – border cooperation, climate change and energy, global security, and trade and prosperity, to name but a few. But beyond the high-profile issues which grab most of the headlines – especially in the era of COVID19 – are examples of collaboration which are helping to […]

April 7, 2021

Expanding Canadian Automotive Outreach through Autoline

The Great Lakes Supercluster is the largest vehicle-producing region in North America, and the integration of the Michigan – Ontario automotive industry supply chain and automotive assembly help promote their respective capabilities and innovations, which in turn helps North America compete successfully with the rest of the world. As the pandemic took hold last year, […]

April 5, 2021

How to Enjoy Winter Like a Canadian

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local governments and businesses in the U.S. to get creative in using outdoor spaces, especially as the temperatures dipped. In trying to find inspiration, many looked to their neighbours north of the border for ideas on how to keep and engage their constituents and customers through the winter months. From […]

April 5, 2021

How to Build Back Better Through the Lens of Gender Equity

As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, its inequitable burden is clearer than ever, with the negative economic impacts disproportionally affecting women. Greater job losses in female-dominated sectors, combined with expectations that women shoulder greater childcare responsibilities, have resulted in many women dropping out of the labor force entirely. When Prime Minister […]

April 5, 2021

Welcome Betty Beaver!

One might believe that geese are the only animals to migrate from Canada to the United States, but now there’s a new arrival making a splash in the south. Betty Beaver is here, and she’s on a roll! Curious, spunky, and friendly as can be, Betty Beaver promises to bring a fresh new face to […]

March 1, 2021

Canada-US Grid Integration Helps States Meet Critical Electricity Needs

Last week, many parts of the US felt a lot more like Canada – temperature-wise, at least.  A polar vortex sent the mercury plummeting, bringing record-breaking temperatures to more than a dozen states, including Texas and across the Midwest.  The sustained, icy Arctic conditions caused a spike in demand for electricity, at the same time […]

February 22, 2021

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