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Friends, Partners, Allies: 100th Birthday Celebration with WWII Veteran James South in Texas

Canada has fought alongside the U.S. in defence of our common values through World Wars I and II, the Cold War, Korea, the Balkans, the Middle East, and, in the aftermath of 9/11 in Afghanistan. For over sixty years, Canadian and American Armed Forces have jointly defended North America at the bi-national North American Aerospace […]

Readout of Acting Ambassador Kirsten Hillman’s meeting with Joe Grogan Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy

Canada’s acting Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, issued the following statement today following her meeting with Joe Grogan, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, regarding the Administration’s proposed Safe Importation Action Plan.  On October 22, Ms. Hillman had a similar meeting with John Brooks, Senior Advisor for Drug Pricing Reform and other […]

Canadian Women in Diplomacy

In honour of Canadian women’s history month, get to know the female Consuls General across our U.S. network in Dallas, New York, Atlanta, Miami, and Canada’s Acting Ambassador here in Washington. They’re sharing their experiences as women in positions of power and reflecting on how gender influences their interactions in these roles. We hope this […]

Electrifying North America

This week, the Embassy of Canada partnered with WIRES to host the WIRES International Summit on the Electric Transmission Grid. The Summit brought together diverse organizations from both Canada and the U.S. to discuss the cross-border grid of the future, how to get there, and the obstacles to overcome. The conversation focused around the vision […]

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Readout of Acting Ambassador Kirsten Hillman’s meeting with Joe Grogan Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy

Canada’s acting Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, issued the following statement today following her meeting with Joe Grogan, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, regarding the Administration’s proposed Safe Importation Action Plan.  On October 22, Ms. Hillman had a similar meeting with John Brooks, Senior Advisor for Drug Pricing Reform and other […]

November 1, 2019

Kirsten Hillman

I arrived in Washington DC in the fall of 2017 to take up the position of Canada’s Deputy Ambassador to the United States. Since August of this year, I have been Canada’s Acting Ambassador. I grew up in western Canada, in Calgary and Winnipeg. As a girl, I spent my summers with my grandparents on […]

November 15, 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

Showcasing Canada’s Creative Industry in Chicago

Earlier this fall, the Consulate General of Canada in Chicago participated for the first time in EXPO CHICAGO, the International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art. In its eight year, EXPO CHICAGO connects artists from over 24 countries to art-lovers and buyers in the upper Midwest. Thanks to our Consulate General, Canada’s cultural industries were […]

November 13, 2019

Susan Harper

Before I came to Florida as Consul General in 2016, I thought of it as beaches and palm trees. Like many Canadians (3.5 million visits last year), I had visited Florida and appreciated the warmth and sun, but hadn’t really thought more about it. Well, I certainly have changed my mind. As the mother of […]

November 7, 2019

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