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New Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States

During a ceremony at the Embassy of Canada on August 15, Major-General Paul Ormsby became the new Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States, replacing Major-General Simon Hetherington who is retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces. Major-General Hetherington has supported Canada’s mission since August 2018, advising Ambassador David MacNaughton on defence and security matters, enhancing […]

August 16, 2019

Canadian Events in the U.S. – August

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists through August 18, 2019 Minneapolis Institute of Art 2400 Third Avenue South Minneapolis, Minnesota Women have long been the creative force behind Native art. Presented in close cooperation with top Native women artists and scholars, this first major exhibition of artwork by Native women honors the achievements of […]

August 1, 2019

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

Baltimore Orioles vs Toronto Blue Jays Thursday August 1 – Saturday August 3, 7:05pm Oriole Park at Camden Yards 333 W Camden Street Baltimore, MD 21201 The Baltimore Orioles will host the Toronto Blue Jays for three regular season games starting August 1st at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Tickets start at $15. Lights performing […]

August 1, 2019

Women Deliver in Atlanta

Inspired by Women Deliver, the world’s largest gathering on gender equality held earlier this summer in Vancouver, the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta convened a panel on gender empowerment to highlight many of the same themes and the Government of Canada’s commitment to female empowerment. The panel discussion focused on the innovative work of […]

July 29, 2019

A Reading of Chinoiserie

Last week, the Embassy of Canada hosted a reading of a new play Chinoiserie by Canadian playwright Marjorie Chan. She is the incoming Artistic Director of Toronto’s Theatre Passe Muraille, Canada’s original alternative theatre. Set in America’s Midwest in the late 19th century, Chinoiserie is described by the playwright as “a play about love and […]

July 16, 2019

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

Canada Day at O’Sullivan’s July 1, 2019 11 am – 11pm O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub 3207 Washington Blvd Arlington, Virginia 22201 As an Irish / Canadian bar, O’Sullivan’s is proud to host this event for friends and neighbors. Open at 11am, they will have poutine, maple bread pudding as well as a host of drink features. […]

June 28, 2019

Canada Day in New York & Pennsylvania

Just weeks before the official “Canada Day” on July 1st, Canada’s Consulate General in New York recently enjoyed two separate “Canada Days” in Albany, NY and Harrisburg, PA.  Both New York and Pennsylvania have Canada as their number one customer (NY exported $13.8 billion in goods in 2018; PA exported $10.8 billion), so there was […]

June 14, 2019

My Prairie Home

  To commemorate DC Pride Week, the Embassy of Canada will host a screening of My Prairie Home Thursday, June 6 at 6PM. Space is limited so please RSVP. This feature documentary-musical by Chelsea McMullan, indie singer Rae Spoon takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey. Set against majestic images of […]

May 28, 2019

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

The Fall of the American Empire Tuesday June 4, 7:00pm Regal Gallery Place 701 7th Street NW Washington, DC 20001 French Canadian filmmaker Denys Archand’s newest crime thriller The Fall of the American Empire will be released in select theaters in the DC area on June 7. An advance screening will be held June 4 […]

May 23, 2019

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