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Canadian Events in the U.S. – November

DOC NYC November 6-15, 2019 Various locations New York, NY Documentary storytelling is flourishing like never before – encompassing reportage, memoir, history, humor and more. DOC NYC celebrates its tenth anniversary, a documentary film festival that was hailed as “ambitious” (New York Times) and “selective but eclectic” (Village Voice). This year, ten Canadian productions and […]

November 1, 2019

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

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 […]

November 1, 2019

Electrifying North America

This week, the Embassy of Canada partnered with WIRES to host the WIRES International Summit on the Electric Transmission Grid. The Summit brought together diverse organizations from both Canada and the U.S. to discuss the cross-border grid of the future, how to get there, and the obstacles to overcome. The conversation focused around the vision […]

October 24, 2019

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

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 […]

October 1, 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, […]

October 1, 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

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

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