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Embracing the Cold: From Minnesota to Canada

In the Twin Cities of Minnesota, an innovative annual wintertime festival celebrates and reflects on aspects of winter and Northern culture. The Great Northern festival unites three legacy events –  the City of Lakes Loppet, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, and the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships –  and produces original programming during a coordinated 10-day […]

January 27, 2022

Thank You, Willie O’Ree

If you were in Boston on Tuesday night, you may have noticed a golden glow over the city. Mayor Michelle Wu proclaimed January 18, 2022 as Willie O’Ree Day and landmarks including TD Garden, the Prudential Center, City Hall, Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park, and the iconic Zakim Bridge lit up in gold in honour of […]

January 21, 2022

Canadian Events in the U.S. – Virtual

Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal:  Building a Strong, Sustainable North Friday, February 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm CST Online Canadian Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal leads a virtual conversation discussing actionable steps to address climate change adaptation and mitigation supporting healthy ecosystems in the Arctic and North. Register here. I don’t know you […]

January 11, 2022

One warm line: Canada’s newest ship circumnavigates North America

  Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf recently visited Norfolk, VA, near the end of the ship’s first operational voyage, a circumnavigation of North America. Martin Loken, Deputy Head of Mission, Foreign Policy & National Security, to the United States, Major-General Paul Ormsby, Canadian Defence Attaché, and Commander Corey Gleason, Commanding Officer, hosted a reception aboard […]

December 27, 2021

Canada Remembers: Remembrance Day 2021 at the Embassy of Canada

Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States, and Major-General Paul Ormsby, Canadian Defence Attaché, hosted a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Embassy of Canada on November 11, 2021. Embassy staff joined members of Canadian Defence Liaison Staff (Washington) at the rotunda to honour and remember those who served and continue to serve Canada during times of war, […]

November 16, 2021

Justin Morneau Enters the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame

In September 2021, Master Corporal (MCpl) Jennifer Shih, of the defence liaison staff at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C., represented the Canadian Armed Forces at the Major League Baseball Minnesota Twins’ home series against the Toronto Blue Jays.  As Canada and the United States stand shoulder-to-shoulder in defence of common values and interests […]

October 22, 2021

CANADA DAY ACROSS AMERICA – EVENTS CALENDAR

NOTE – ALL EVENTS ARE VIRTUAL UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED Canada Day Virtual Wine Tasting June 30 from 5-630 pm PST| San Francisco, United States | Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco Join the Digital Moose Lounge and Kascadia Wine Merchants for an exclusive wine tasting experience for Canada Day! This year they are mixing […]

June 30, 2021

Connecting Perspectives: Art Beyond Borders

The Social Distancing Festival (SDF) and Canada’s diplomatic missions in the United States are proud to announce a new online digital exhibition of 13 cross-disciplinary artworks, entitled Connecting Perspectives: A Cross-Border Art Initiative. This unique virtual exhibit showcases the work of 26 visual artists, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, poets and spoken word artists from across […]

June 4, 2021

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