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Kirsten Hillman

I arrived in Washington DC in the fall of 2017 to take up the position of Canada’s Deputy Ambassador to the United States. Since August of this year, I have been Canada’s Acting Ambassador. I grew up in western Canada, in Calgary and Winnipeg. As a girl, I spent my summers with my grandparents on […]

November 15, 2019

Susan Harper

Before I came to Florida as Consul General in 2016, I thought of it as beaches and palm trees. Like many Canadians (3.5 million visits last year), I had visited Florida and appreciated the warmth and sun, but hadn’t really thought more about it. Well, I certainly have changed my mind. As the mother of […]

November 7, 2019

Nadia Theodore

My first day on the job as Consul General of Atlanta, in September 2017, was my first time ever in the Southeastern U.S.A. I also landed in the middle of Hurricane Irma, and was immediately focused on our office’s efforts to ensure the well-being of Canadian nationals in the region. The most important role of […]

November 5, 2019

Connecting businesses across borders with the Canadian Technology Accelerator New York

The Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) programs in New York City, Boston, and San Francisco introduce Canadian companies to U.S markets. Over a three month period, the CTA works with companies in the clean technology, information technology, and life sciences sectors to drive new business and raise capital. The CTA program also helps Canadian companies make […]

November 4, 2019

Phyllis Yaffe

In my role as Consul General of Canada in New York, I often get asked about how different public sector life is from life in the private sector. Having served most of my career in the private and not-for-profit world, including as CEO of Alliance Atlantis Communications, I have to admit I wasn’t sure exactly […]

October 31, 2019

Canadian Women in Diplomacy

In honour of Canadian women’s history month, get to know the female Consuls General across our U.S. network in Dallas, New York, Atlanta, Miami, and Canada’s Acting Ambassador here in Washington. They’re sharing their experiences as women in positions of power and reflecting on how gender influences their interactions in these roles. We hope this […]

October 29, 2019

Rachel McCormick

Mom, proud Canadian, energy and environment policy wonk, prairie girl.  If challenged to describe myself in ten words or less, that is how I would do it. When I became Canada’s Consul General to the South Central United States, I knew it would be a good fit.  I was just finishing five years heading the […]

October 29, 2019

Who’s Ready to Part-EH?

July 1 is just days away and in cities and towns across the United States, Canadians and friends of Canada will be celebrating! Join in on the fun and festivities for Canada’s 151st birthday with our digital party pack. From must-have Canadian recipes to lyrics of Canada’s national anthem, we have all your party needs […]

June 27, 2018

Canadians providing assistance to Florida’s Electrical Company

Canada and the United States enjoy a unique relationship. Our partnership is forged by shared geography, similar values, common interests, deep connections and powerful, multi-layered economic ties. Florida’s power systems have been badly hit by Hurricane Irma. In response to a request for assistance from U.S. companies, hundreds of Canadian employees from various Canadian electrical companies […]

September 13, 2017

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