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Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Monday, the Embassy partnered with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to screen the Canadian documentary “Prosecuting Evil: the Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz” to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Martin Loken, Minister of Political Affairs, told the audience we all have a shared responsibility to […]

January 28, 2020

Honouring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In honour of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Nadia Theodore, Canada’s Consul General in Atlanta gave keynote remarks at the State of Georgia’s holiday tribute in the Capitol. In a statement released before the event, she said “As a Black woman appointed to be Canada’s senior diplomat in the U.S. Southeast, based in Atlanta, I […]

January 20, 2020

Come from Away Comes to Washington

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 profoundly impacted Americans and Canadians alike. The terrorist acts claimed thousands of lives, including those of 24 Canadians. This tragedy reinforced the enduring bonds of friendship that underpin the Canada-U.S. relationship.  In solidarity with our American friends, the government of Canada did what had never been done – […]

December 16, 2019

The Embassy Commemorates Remembrance Day

In honour of our veterans, Acting Ambassador Hillman delivered remarks at the Embassy of Canada thanking all those who have served. She was joined by the Canadian Defence Attaché, Major-General Paul Ormsby, and two American WWII veterans, Henry Stawicki and Dr. John Honig. Read the text of her remarks: Mesdames et Messieurs, bienvenue à l’ambassade […]

November 14, 2019

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