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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

Canada’s Special Envoy to Myanmar, Bob Rae, in Washington, D.C.

In October 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named Bob Rae as his Special Envoy to Myanmar. As Special Envoy, Mr. Rae is focused on the humanitarian crisis affecting the Rohingya. He issued a report last April, with recommendations to the Government of Canada on ways to alleviate the humanitarian crisis, encourage positive political developments, ensure […]

May 1, 2019

A Conversation with Ambassador MacNaughton: 2019 Beyond Preclearance Transportation Summit

On April 25th, Ambassador David MacNaughton spoke with Canadian-American Business Council CEO Maryscott Greenwood as part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation Border Summit. In a wide-ranging conversation, the Ambassador made the case for why Canada should have an immediate and permanent exemption to U.S. section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs to create space […]

April 26, 2019

The Economic Club of Washington Global Executive Conversation with Ambassador David MacNaughton

Last week, Ambassador MacNaughton spoke to the Economic Club of Washington, DC. In a conversation with David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Chairman of the Carlyle Group, the Ambassador gave an overview of the U.S.-Canada economic, energy, and security relationships. The Ambassador explained how USMCA will benefit the North American economy and why Canada should have […]

April 16, 2019

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