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Ambassador Hillman Talks Critical Minerals On Politico’s Global Translations Podcast

In January 2020, Canada and the U.S. announced the completion of the Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration. The Plan advances our mutual interest in strengthening supply chains for the critical minerals needed for important manufacturing sectors, and delivered on a June 2019 commitment by the Prime Minister of Canada and the President […]

December 9, 2020

Canada Curated: Seasonal Sweets and Savories by Small Batch Canadian Makers

The American market, especially the metropolitan areas that border Canada such as Detroit, is an important first export destination for many Canadian food and beverage companies. With similar cultural and linguistic backgrounds and large consumer bases, these areas allow growing companies to gain exporting skills while offering significant market expansion opportunities. However, despite being a […]

December 9, 2020

Holiday-Themed Films from the National Film Board

With the Festive Season upon us, we are excited to share this extensive list of holiday-themed films curated by Canada’s National Film Board. Most are fairly short and many are family friendly, and will be available for viewing until the end of December.       Ludovic: The Snow Gift: https://www.nfb.ca/film/ludovic_the_snow_gift/ Snow Cat: https://www.nfb.ca/film/snow_cat/ It’s Snow/Neige: […]

November 25, 2020

Cheers to 50 Years: Canada Marks a Milestone in the Upper Midwest

Half-century anniversaries are always major milestones, and the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis, Minnesota is proudly celebrating its 50th year in the Upper Midwest in 2020. The year marks a historic high point for Canada’s official diplomatic presence in Minnesota. In 1970, Canada opened the doors to its Minneapolis office, and what is now […]

July 22, 2020

Canada Day Across America – Virtual Events Calendar

#TogetherApart: Submit your Canada Day birthday message  June 15 – June 26, 2020 | Americas | Embassy of Canada Connect2Canada is inviting Canadians and friends of Canada across the U.S. to send a short video message (less than 15 seconds) to wish Canada “Happy Birthday” during our Canada Day celebration on July 1. Share good […]

June 23, 2020

Together Apart: Celebrating Canada Day

On July 1 we celebrate Canada’s 153rd anniversary of Confederation. The national holiday is an opportunity for Canadians around the world to pay tribute to our rich history and culture, while we reflect on the past and present, and look toward a brighter future with friends, allies and partners. Together, we are facing new challenges, […]

June 15, 2020

Canadian Events in the U.S. – Virtual

While we are at home right now practicing social distancing, many Canadian events across the U.S. have moved online!  Check back often for new events and be sure to mark your calendar! Title – Book discussion of “Someone Knows my Name” with award-winning author Lawrence Hill. Date – Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Time – 6:30 […]

May 11, 2020

Canada Goes Digital at Earthx2020

Earth Day 2020 was a historic one, not only because we were practicing safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, but because this year marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. EarthX – a huge environmental event in Dallas – typically celebrates Earth Day with a weeklong roster of conferences, film screenings, panels, and a […]

May 5, 2020

Under Thin Ice: Q&A with Jill Heinerth

In lieu of the Embassy of Canada’s planned screening as part of the D.C. Environmental Film Festival, Under Thin Ice is currently available to watch for free as part of an online festival from March 17-31, 2020. The film chronicles an extraordinary expedition undertaken by Canadian extreme divers and cinematographers Jill Heinerth and Mario Cyr […]

March 24, 2020

Happy International Day of La Francophonie

The Francophonie celebrates 50 years! Every March 20, Francophones and Francophiles around the world celebrate the International Day of La Francophonie. In 2020, Canada is joining with the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) to mark La Francophonie’s 50th anniversary. The International Day of La Francophonie was inaugurated in 1988 to commemorate the creation of the […]

March 20, 2020

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