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The Show Must Go on! Great Lakes Day Virtual Celebration

What do you do when you can’t get together with your 250 closest friends and celebrate everything that’s wonderful about the Great Lakes? You pull them all together for a virtual gala and invite a few hundred more! The Embassy of Canada, with its long-time partner the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, did just that […]

March 3, 2021

Celebrate La Francophonie avec nous!

  This year, we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Day of the Francophonie. Each year on March 20, 88 member states and governments of La Francophonie honor and promote the French language and culture. This year will be no exception, though the activities will take place virtually throughout the month of March. We hope […]

March 1, 2021

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

Ongoing Virtual Canadian Events in the U.S.

DISTRICT MAPLE: A Maple Takeover at The Wharf! It’s a special day at Camp Wharf! The Québec Government Office in Washington, DC presents District Maple—a Camp Wharf takeover to celebrate a special spring tradition in Québec, Canada—maple taffy. On Saturday, April 17 from 12pm-5pm, come taste la tire d’érable sur neige, a Québec springtime favourite, made with […]

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

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