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Statement from Canada’s Ambassador-designate to the United States

I am deeply honoured to be named Canada’s Ambassador to the United States by Prime Minister Trudeau. Canada has no closer friend and ally than the United States. Our connections are enduring and profound. The close personal, economic and security ties between our people are at the heart of our extraordinary relationship. Today, our two […]

March 26, 2020

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

Statement from Canada’s Acting Ambassador to the United States on U.S. Importation of Pharmaceutical Drugs from Canada

Canada’s acting Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, issued the following statement today following an announcement by the U.S. Administration to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking that, if finalized, would allow for the importation of certain prescription drugs from Canada: “We recognize that the debate about the importation of prescription drugs to the […]

December 18, 2019

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

Statement from Ambassador David MacNaughton

Today, I am announcing that I will complete my term as Canada’s Ambassador to the United States at the end of August. I will at the end of this month be returning home to Toronto and taking up a new challenge in the private sector. This is not a decision I have taken quickly, or […]

August 8, 2019

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