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NHL Black Hockey History Tour Returns to Embassy of Canada January 12-14, 2020

News release January 9, 2020, Washington, D.C.— In celebration of Black History Month 2020, the Embassy of Canada, in partnership with the NHL®, is pleased to announce the return of the NHL Black Hockey History Tour presented by American Legacy which will be on site at the Embassy of Canada from January 12-14th, 2020. Featured […]

January 9, 2020

Canadian Events in the U.S. – January

NHL Black Hockey History Bus Tour January 12 – March 23, 2020 Various locations across the U.S. In celebration of Black History Month 2020 the National Hockey League (NHL) has announced the return of the NHL Black Hockey History Tour presented by American Legacy for a second season. This uniquely curated mobile museum will visit […]

December 27, 2019

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

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 […]

December 27, 2019

Come from Away Comes to Washington

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 profoundly impacted Americans and Canadians alike. The terrorist acts claimed thousands of lives, including those of 24 Canadians. This tragedy reinforced the enduring bonds of friendship that underpin the Canada-U.S. relationship.  In solidarity with our American friends, the government of Canada did what had never been done – […]

December 16, 2019

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

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