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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

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

Supporting Great Lakes Day

What sort of policy activity includes combating invasive species by eating them, celebrating clean water by drinking beer and wine made from it, and doing it all with over 200 other friends, partners, and allies? The Embassy’s annual celebration of Great Lakes Days would be the right answer. Every spring, while snow and cold weather […]

March 9, 2020

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

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Pulse Nov 1 through April 28 2019 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Independence Ave and 7th St Washington, DC In the Hirshhorn’s largest interactive technology exhibition to date, three major installations from Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse series come together for the artist’s DC debut. A Mexican Canadian artist known for straddling the line between […]

February 26, 2020

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