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Pushing Technology Forward: Canada brings its most exciting and innovative defence companies to AUSA 2023

From October 9-11, 2023, Canada again featured prominently at this year’s Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition – the largest defence trade show in the United States, featuring roughly 38,000 attendees and more than 650 exhibitors. To kick off the first day of Canada’s presence at the exposition, there was a ribbon-cutting […]

October 31, 2023

Participatory Democracy to Govern Big Tech: The Canadian Experience

On September 14, the Consulate General of Canada in New York spotlighted Canada’s expert and public consultation process on online harms and tech governance at “Participatory Democracy to Govern Big Tech: The Canadian Experience”, an event co-hosted with McGill University’s Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy (CMTD) and All Tech is Human. The event also featured speakers from the Canadian […]

October 23, 2023

Denver Consulate Joins Allies to Remember Korean War

“Known sometimes as “the Forgotten War,” the Korean War is still very much a reality of our world today, quietly looming along the demilitarized zone of the 38th Parallel.” ~ Consul General Sylvain Fabi On June 25th, 1950, Canada answered the call from the UN Security Council to support South Korea following its sudden invasion by […]

September 6, 2023

The Buzz About Our Bees

  Tucked away on rooftops and amongst government gardens are buzzing beehives scattered across Washington, D.C. Though this might sound like an odd place to house the pollinators, it’s part of a national strategy launched by former President Barack Obama to protect and promote bees, which started in 2014 as a solution to the decreasing […]

August 1, 2023

Sorry lovers, Virginia is for Canada, too

As Canada’s Consul General to Virginia, I recently had the privilege of visiting the city of Richmond, adding my number to the approximately half a million Canadians who visit the Old Dominion each year. Meeting with a variety of leaders allowed me to highlight the integral relationship that Virginia shares with Canada, one with profound […]

July 27, 2023

Happy Canada Day 2023!

     July 1 marked Canada’s 156th birthday, and the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. celebrated the day with our American friends and partners, Embassy staff, family, and members of the Connect2Canada community with an outdoor party.   Guests were served Canadian cuisine staples like poutine, Montreal-style hotdogs, Cesars, and bison burgers, and sang […]

July 10, 2023

Artemis II Crew Touches Down in Washington, DC

In May, we were over the moon to welcome the incredible Artemis II crew to the Embassy of Canada and celebrate their upcoming historic lunar mission as well as Canada-U.S. collaboration in space exploration. Canadian Space Agency astronaut Jeremy Hansen will join the Artemis II mission, making Canada the second country in the world to […]

June 9, 2023

Fleet Week celebrates Canada–U.S. security partnership

  Canada’s commitment to the joint defense of continental North America was on display at New York’s Pier 90 North during Fleet Week activities in May. Led by Lieutenant-Commander Christopher Heckman, His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Glace Bay joined vessels from the U.S., British, and Italian Navies in the weeklong celebration of Sea Services. LCdr […]

June 8, 2023

NORAD celebrates 65 years of enduring partnership in the defence of North America

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), an enduring symbol of the important partnership between Canada and the United States. Hosted by General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, events were held last week at the Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, […]

May 22, 2023

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