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Joint Statement from the Ambassador of Canada to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, and the Ambassador of the United States to Canada, David L. Cohen, on the Elk-Kootenay watershed

In furtherance of the Joint Statement issued by Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden on March 24, 2023, Canada and the United States have reached an understanding on next steps to further bilateral cooperation to reduce and mitigate the impacts of water pollution in the Elk-Kootenay watershed. Our two countries are committed to a collaborative, […]

March 11, 2024

Travel Advisory: REMINDER – On August 9th, fully vaccinated United States citizens and permanent residents will be able to enter Canada

From: Canada Border Services Agency News release August 5, 2021 Canada Border Services Agency Beginning on August 9th, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. EDT, fully vaccinated United States (U.S.) citizens and permanent residents will be eligible to enter Canada for discretionary (non-essential) reasons, such as tourism, however these individuals must: 1)    be fully vaccinated: to be considered fully vaccinated, a traveller must […]

August 6, 2021

Embassy of Canada Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time when both Canada and the U.S. highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of Black Canadians and Black Americans.  This year, Canada marks the 25th celebration of Black History Month, and as Prime Minister Trudeau noted in his statement, “Black people have helped shape our history and collective identity, and […]

February 5, 2021

Defeating a Killer Disease: A University of Alberta Virologist Wins a Nobel Prize

Photo : Michael Holly; ©University of Alberta As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, remarkable medical breakthroughs defeating other deadly diseases sometimes get lost. This is the story of hepatitis C. Today we celebrate historic good news from a Canadian university and a decisive Canada-U.S. medical victory. On October 5, 2020, esteemed Edmonton-based […]

October 29, 2020

Canada Provides Assistance to California in Battle Against Historic Wildfires

California is facing historic wildfires in 2020, with more than 1.83 million acres burned so far across the state. Facing this crisis in parallel to the challenges of the COVID19 pandemic, California Governor Gavin Newsom called for international assistance to battle the devastating fires. Canada was ready to assist, thanks to an agreement between Canada […]

September 9, 2020

Bees at Work: 40,000 Bees Enjoy the #ViewFrom501

UPDATED – May 20, 2021 Happy World Bee Day! In 2020, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. partnered with Alvéole, a Montreal based company that installs beehives at businesses and schools across North America. And on June 2 of last year, we officially launched that partnership with the installation of two beehives on the […]

June 5, 2020


EARTH DAY 2020 TWITTER CHALLENGE Help us celebrate our shared commitment to climate action We are calling on you to Tweet @connect2canada with the ways you go green. Please use the hashtags #OurPart4Earth and #EarthDay2020. Tag a friend to do the same! April 22, 2020 marks the 50th annual Earth Day. As we approach this […]

April 20, 2020

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