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Tree for Boston: A Story of Friendship

In Boston, the official holiday season kicks off with the Boston Common Tree Lighting on December 5, a tree lighting with special meaning for Canadians in New England and across the United States. In December 1917, two ships – one laden with explosives – collided in Halifax Harbour, causing a huge explosion that devastated Halifax. […]

December 5, 2019

Canadian Events in the Washington, D.C. Area – December

The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston Exhibition Through January 2020, weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Embassy of Canada Art Gallery 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001 The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston exhibition contains artefacts and drawings which show Lynn’s influences and early illustrations, and the surprising, real-life inspirations behind her beloved […]

November 21, 2019

Canadian Events in the U.S. – December

Alluring Specimens: Curating and the Curious Intersections of Art and Zoology December 5, 2019 Bemis Center for Contemporary Art 724 S. 12th Street Omaha, NE, 68102 What does art curatorship share with zoological practice? A lot, in fact! Join us for an exploration of unexpected intersections in their practices of care, collaboration, research, and exhibitionism. […]

November 21, 2019

The Embassy Commemorates Remembrance Day

In honour of our veterans, Acting Ambassador Hillman delivered remarks at the Embassy of Canada thanking all those who have served. She was joined by the Canadian Defence Attaché, Major-General Paul Ormsby, and two American WWII veterans, Henry Stawicki and Dr. John Honig. Read the text of her remarks: Mesdames et Messieurs, bienvenue à l’ambassade […]

November 14, 2019

Showcasing Canada’s Creative Industry in Chicago

Earlier this fall, the Consulate General of Canada in Chicago participated for the first time in EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art. In its eight year, EXPO CHICAGO connects artists from over 24 countries to art-lovers and buyers in the upper Midwest. Thanks to our Consulate General, Canada’s cultural industries were […]

November 13, 2019

Joint team from Canada, US and Mexico receives ANSI 2019 Meritorious Service Award

There was nothing standard (get it?) about last night’s American National Standards Institute (ANSI) 2019 Leadership and Service Awards, held in conjunction with World Standards Week 2019 in Washington, DC. A joint team of three product safety agencies in Canada, the United States, and Mexico were among the recipients recognized for their significant contributions to national and international […]

November 7, 2019

Canadian Events in the U.S. – November

DOC NYC November 6-15, 2019 Various locations New York, NY Documentary storytelling is flourishing like never before – encompassing reportage, memoir, history, humor and more. DOC NYC celebrates its tenth anniversary, a documentary film festival that was hailed as “ambitious” (New York Times) and “selective but eclectic” (Village Voice). This year, ten Canadian productions and […]

November 1, 2019

Canadian Events in the Washington, D.C. Area – November

The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston Exhibition Through January 2020, weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Embassy of Canada Art Gallery 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001 The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston exhibition contains artefacts and drawings which show Lynn’s influences and early illustrations, and the surprising, real-life inspirations behind her beloved […]

November 1, 2019

Electrifying North America

This week, the Embassy of Canada partnered with WIRES to host the WIRES International Summit on the Electric Transmission Grid. The Summit brought together diverse organizations from both Canada and the U.S. to discuss the cross-border grid of the future, how to get there, and the obstacles to overcome. The conversation focused around the vision […]

October 24, 2019

Celebrating World Space Week

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated the week of October 4-10 “World Space Week” to celebrate the shared connections around the world made possible by space travel and exploration. These dates were chosen arbitrarily, but commemorate the launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik, on October 4, 1957, and the signing of what […]

October 11, 2019

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