Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the anniversary of 9/11 and the National Day of Service
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the National Day of Service: “Today, we mark the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in the United States that killed nearly 3,000 innocent victims – including 24 Canadians. “On this solemn day, […]
September 11, 2016
Celebrate Canada Day Across America!
Let’s ensure that the many friends of Canada across the United States are included in the festivities. Starting this week we’re featuring an interactive map of open Canada Day gatherings throughout the U.S. on our special site: http://canadadayacrossamerica.com. Hosting a party? If you’d like to welcome fellow friends of Canada to join your festivities please register your event and […]
June 14, 2016
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the tragic shooting in Orlando, Florida
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today (12 June 2016) issued the following statement after hearing of the fatal shooting in Orlando, Florida: “I am deeply shocked and saddened to learn today so many people have been killed and injured following a mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. “While authorities are still investigating and details continue to […]
June 13, 2016
Red Cross responds to Fort McMurray fires, launches Alberta Fires Appeal
A mandatory evacuation has forced all 70,000 Fort McMurray residents to leave their homes in search of safety – the largest fire-related evacuation in the province’s history. The Canadian Red Cross is helping families impacted by the massive wildfires. Staff and volunteers are providing accommodations, food, and water—in addition to family reunification services. Canadians wishing […]
May 10, 2016
Canada welcomes 25,000 Syrian refugees
The Government of Canada is taking immediate action to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada through a five-phase national plan. Learn more.
February 29, 2016
For information on the go, travel safe: Travel Smart!
Travel smarter with the Government of Canada’s free Travel Smart app, your one-stop-shop for international travel information and advice. It offers emergency contact information for embassies / consulates abroad and the 24-7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa, continuously updated wait times at key Canada-U.S. border crossings listed by distance from your location, & […]
December 25, 2015
As millions of Syrians continue to be displaced due to conflict in their home country, the Government of Canada will work with Canadians, including private sponsors, non-governmental organizations, provincial, territorial and municipal governments to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees. Learn more.
November 25, 2015
Celebrate Canada Day Across America
Celebrate Canada’s birthday with “Canada Day Across America”! We’re featuring an interactive map of Canada Day gatherings throughout the U.S. on our special CDAA site. If you’re hosting an event and would like to welcome fellow friends of Canada to join in the festivities, you can submit your event here. Please note events identified as “private” […]
June 8, 2015
Fifth Anniversary of the Earthquake in Haiti
On the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, we pause to remember all those who died or were injured in the January 2010 event. Canada wants all who were affected to know that our thoughts and prayers are with them on this day. We wish to acknowledge the incredible resilience and perseverance that Haiti’s people […]
January 12, 2015