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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

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

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

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