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Celebrating World Space Week

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated the week of October 4-10 “World Space Week” to celebrate the shared connections around the world made possible by space travel and exploration. These dates were chosen arbitrarily, but commemorate the launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik, on October 4, 1957, and the signing of what […]

October 11, 2019

Partners in Trade at the NASCO Continental Reunion

The North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) recently held their 25th Continental Reunion in Columbus, OH, convening officials from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, along with North Americans businesses and institutions.  Following the ratification of NAFTA, NASCO first started in 1994 to improve supply chain effectiveness for the trucking industry along the I-35 freeway […]

October 3, 2019

Alert! Poutine Spotted (And Tasted)

As Canadians far from our homeland, we sometimes get homesick for the creature comforts in the North. In Washington, there are no ketchup chips, or maple-glazed donuts. We even miss snow from time to time. So when we heard a neighborhood bar, Penn Quarter Sports Tavern, was planning to start serving poutine, we were simultaneously […]

September 27, 2019

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

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 […]

September 24, 2019

Canadian Events in the U.S. – October

Revitalizing the North American Indigenous Food System October 14, 2019 – Growth North Sessions Minnesota History Center 345 W Kellogg Blvd St Paul, MN 55102 Indigenous foods are experiencing a comeback in North America, from rural production and cooking techniques to the urban restaurant scene. At Grow North’s Food | Ag | Ideas Week 2019, […]

September 24, 2019

The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston

For more than thirty years, Lynn Johnston captured the hearts of readers around the globe with her Pulitzer Prize-nominated comic strip For Better or For Worse. Now appearing as reruns, it is still seen in over 2,000 newspapers – including the Washington Post – throughout Canada, the United States, and about 20 other countries. The […]

September 13, 2019

Canadian Events in the U.S. – September

ArtPrize: Project 1 September 7 – October 27, 2019 Grand Rapids, MI Project 1, presented by ArtPrize, is bringing together five international, national and local artists will create multifaceted installations, urban interventions and community-oriented projects, exploring the lines that unite and divide a city, and what it means to belong.  With the partnership of the […]

September 1, 2019

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

Antoni in the Kitchen Tuesday September 10, 8:00pm The Lincoln Theatre 1215 U Street NW Washington, DC 20009 Join Canadian culinary expert Antoni Porowski for a special evening to celebrate the publication of his first cookbook, Antoni in the Kitchen. Born and raised in Montreal, Antoni is the Emmy Award-winning food and wine expert on […]

September 1, 2019

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

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