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Embracing the Cold: From Minnesota to Canada

In the Twin Cities of Minnesota, an innovative annual wintertime festival celebrates and reflects on aspects of winter and Northern culture. The Great Northern festival unites three legacy events –  the City of Lakes Loppet, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, and the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships –  and produces original programming during a coordinated 10-day […]

Thank You, Willie O’Ree

If you were in Boston on Tuesday night, you may have noticed a golden glow over the city. Mayor Michelle Wu proclaimed January 18, 2022 as Willie O’Ree Day and landmarks including TD Garden, the Prudential Center, City Hall, Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park, and the iconic Zakim Bridge lit up in gold in honour of […]

Canada and the United States: Partners on Global Health Issues

No matter where you live in the world, no matter the language you speak, COVID-19 has become a household name.  From mask-wearing and vaccines to hand washing and virtual classrooms, the way we live and travel has been significantly altered.  What gives us hope in these unprecedented times, is the way in which countries have […]

COVID-19: Information for Canadians in the U.S.

UPDATED – January 18, 2022 You must use ArriveCAN to enter Canada! All travellers coming to Canada must submit their mandatory information in ArriveCAN (free App or website), including their digital proof of vaccination and a quarantine plan within 72 hours before arriving in Canada. For more information, visit www.canada.ca/arrivecan. If you’re using the ArriveCAN […]

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Embracing the Cold: From Minnesota to Canada

In the Twin Cities of Minnesota, an innovative annual wintertime festival celebrates and reflects on aspects of winter and Northern culture. The Great Northern festival unites three legacy events –  the City of Lakes Loppet, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, and the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships –  and produces original programming during a coordinated 10-day […]

January 27, 2022

O-H…Canada! Meet Ohio’s Honorary Consul, Daniel D. Ujczo

“O-H!” opens every major activity here in the Buckeye state, with the resounding “I-O” in response. It is my privilege to be appointed by the Government of Canada as the Honorary Consul to Ohio and work with the team at the Consulate General of Canada in Detroit. An Honorary Consul serves as a liaison in […]

January 18, 2022

Canadian Events in the U.S. – Virtual

Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal:  Building a Strong, Sustainable North Friday, February 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm CST Online Canadian Minister of Northern Affairs Dan Vandal leads a virtual conversation discussing actionable steps to address climate change adaptation and mitigation supporting healthy ecosystems in the Arctic and North. Register here. I don’t know you […]

January 11, 2022

2021 Climate and Clean Energy Milestones [on the Road to Net Zero]

January: As part of the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, the U.S. joined Canada in committing to conserve 30% of our lands and waters by 2030. February:  Canada and the U.S. launched a high-level Ministerial Dialogue on Climate, as part of the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership.  Through the dialogue, Canada and the […]

December 28, 2021

Canada and the U.S. Working Together to Keep North America Safe

As 2021 comes to a close and we take stock of the Canada-U.S. relationship, we are reminded that our friendship, partnership, and alliance remain grounded in the people to people connections and our shared experiences.  We have each other’s backs in the darkest of times.  We listen and have frank conversations about complicated issues, always […]

December 27, 2021

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