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Canada Day Message from Ambassador Kirsten Hillman

Bonjour à tous et joyeuse fête du Canada, de Washington. En temps normal, je vous parlerais de notre célébration ici à l’ambassade où nous nous rejoignons avec nos amis, de la musique et des bonnes choses à manger. I remember last year vividly. We had Cassie and Maggie visiting us from Nova Scotia, playing some […]

July 1, 2020

Critical Minerals: A Video Primer

On June 20, 2019, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans to develop the Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration to increase production and establish reliable supply chains for numerous critical minerals. One year later, the two countries have finalized that plan and continue to strengthen their partnership. […]

June 18, 2020

Canada Day Video Submission

Even if we can’t be together in person, we can still come together to celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday. Use the link below to submit your birthday greeting, and if selected, your clip will be included in our Canada Day Across America video message. Upload Your Video By clicking on “Submit my video” you authorize its […]

June 15, 2020

Bon mois de la Francophonie!

In March, we celebrate the month of La Francophonie! Did you know? There are more than 300 million French speakers around the world. Canada is a proud member of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, working with Francophone partners to promote our common values, including peace, democracy, diversity, and respect for human rights. Canada was […]

March 2, 2020

Celebrating Black Hockey History with the NHL

This week, the NHL Black Hockey History Tour presented by American Legacy returned to the Embassy of Canada for the first stop in its 14 city tour. Hockey legend Willie O’Ree was on hand to talk about his role as the first black player in the league. Willie spoke to us about what it means to […]

January 16, 2020

USMCA: Creating sustainable growth and opportunity

For 25 years, North America’s economy was powered by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an agreement that created the most competitive region in the world. Last week, leaders from Canada, Mexico, and the United States joined together to update this trade agreement for the 21st Century. Watch our new video to learn how […]

December 16, 2019

Strengthening our Security Partnership

This week, Bill Matthews, Deputy Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada and Jody Thomas, Deputy Minister of the Department of National Defence wrapped up a successful visit to Washington where they met with counterparts at the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Defense. They stopped by the Embassy to talk to us […]

August 30, 2019

Meet Canada’s first Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security

Canada’s first ever Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security, Jacqueline O’Neill, is responsible for advancing Canada’s feminist foreign policy by working with global partners to meaningfully include women and girls in development, humanitarian, conflict prevention and resolution initiatives. The Prime Minister explained the rationale for this position in a statement, “When women play an active […]

August 7, 2019

Embassy of Canada in Washington – 30th Anniversary

To commemorate the Embassy of Canada’s 30th anniversary on Pennsylvania Avenue, we’re taking you on a virtual tour of the chancery in Washington, D.C. Take in the #Viewfrom501 and learn about Canada’s history in the U.S. and background on the current location, information about our art and architecture, and find out the truth behind some […]

May 20, 2019

Our Nature, Forever

As part of our Nature Legacy, the world’s greatest conservation opportunity, Canada is committed to protecting our most precious resource. At the Nature Summit in Montreal, we kicked off a global year-long push to chart an ambitious, shared path toward protecting “Our Nature.” Working with our indigenous communities and stakeholders, we will double the area […]

May 3, 2019

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