Connect2Canada Logo

Category: Article

Latest Posts

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

Sharing Canada’s Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Journey with the Upper Midwest

  In Canada, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which honours Survivors of residential schools, the children who never returned home, and their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. This year, in […]

December 28, 2022

Rye, Brown Butter & Pumpkin Scones with Buttermilk Orange Glaze

Makes 8-12 scones Both Canada and the United States are home to many grain farmers, millers, bakers, and makers who grow and produce regional grain, flour, and goods. Growing up, my mother “never followed the recipe”, and always incorporated whole wheat flour in her baking. – Chef Laetitia Chrapchynski Ingredients Scones: 120g (1 cup) all-purpose […]

November 22, 2022

“We will never forget you brave sons of Canada”

In September 2021, the Consulate General of Canada in Detroit was given a plaque by a relative of a former member of the U.S. Army stationed in South Korea which honoured the Canadian Fallen of the Korean War. An inscription states, “We will never forget you brave sons of Canada” to commemorate Canadians who fell […]

November 10, 2022

Canada’s gift of 150 maple trees

Canada has made many important contributions to the United States: strong trade and security alliances, Justin Bieber’s discography, poutine, insulin, Cirque du Soleil, snowmobiles, the Canadarm, and a steady stream of talented hockey players, to name a few! What you many not know, is that in 2017, to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, Canada […]

October 27, 2022

Join the Network

Stay friends with Canada. Sign up to receive news and updates from Connect2Canada via email.