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The Detroit River Project: Seeking International Recognition for the Path to Freedom

A passionate and dedicated group of American and Canadian activists, educators, and community members are advocating for the designation of the Detroit River between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario as an UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significance in the Underground Railroad. While the Detroit River was the lifeblood for the creation of a world-renowned […]

February 16, 2022

Canada and the United States: Partners on Global Health Issues

No matter where you live in the world, no matter the language you speak, COVID-19 has become a household name.  From mask-wearing and vaccines to hand washing and virtual classrooms, the way we live and travel has been significantly altered.  What gives us hope in these unprecedented times, is the way in which countries have […]

January 21, 2022

O-H…Canada! Meet Ohio’s Honorary Consul, Daniel D. Ujczo

“O-H!” opens every major activity here in the Buckeye state, with the resounding “I-O” in response. It is my privilege to be appointed by the Government of Canada as the Honorary Consul to Ohio and work with the team at the Consulate General of Canada in Detroit. An Honorary Consul serves as a liaison in […]

January 18, 2022

2021 Climate and Clean Energy Milestones [on the Road to Net Zero]

January: As part of the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, the U.S. joined Canada in committing to conserve 30% of our lands and waters by 2030. February:  Canada and the U.S. launched a high-level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate, as part of the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership.  Through the dialogue, Canada and the […]

December 28, 2021

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

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