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Canadian Culinary Reflections – Part 1

Chef Laetitia Chrapchynski, Chef de Cuisine at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C, recently participated in a Canada-U.S. Culinary Diplomacy event with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to explore Canadian products and Indigenous culture. In this two-part series, she shares some of her reflections. PART 1 I believe that food can tell a […]

Canadian Culinary Reflections – Part 2

Chef Laetitia Chrapchynski, Chef de Cuisine at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C, recently participated in a Canada-U.S. Culinary Diplomacy event with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology to explore Canadian products and Indigenous culture. In this two-part series, she shares some of her reflections. If you missed Part 1 in the series, you […]

New Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States: Major-General Michel-Henri St-Louis

During a ceremony at the Embassy of Canada on July 13, Major-General Michel-Henri St-Louis became the new Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States, replacing Captain (Navy) William Quinn. Captain (Navy) Quinn was acting in the role since March following the retirement of Major-General Paul Ormsby.  The Canadian Defence Attaché advises Ambassador Kirsten Hillman on […]

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

UPDATED – April 1, 2022 BORDER CHANGES As of April 1, 2022 at 12:01 a.m. EDT: Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada by air, land or water. As a reminder, travellers arriving to Canada from any country, who qualify as fully vaccinated, may need […]

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World Green Building Week 2022

When you think about fighting climate change, “buildings” might not be top of mind, but did you know that our building sector is the third-largest source of emissions in Canada? According to the World Green Building Council, the global built environment is responsible for almost 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions. Since we’re aiming to […]

September 13, 2022

Building a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Library

In 2021, the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis drafted its first-ever Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) pledge, part of a commitment by the Government of Canada to provide a work environment where everyone is welcomed, supported and respected. The multiplicity of identity traits even beyond gender and ethnicity – what makes us “us” – […]

July 26, 2022

Happy 155 Years, Canada!

On July 1, the Embassy of Canada and our network of Consulates General celebrated Canada’s 155th birthday. As the first in-person Canada Day celebration in two years, the Embassy in D.C. hosted an outdoor Canadian breakfast with pancakes, bacon, maple syrup from Quebec (of course) and our classic Caesars, to over 550 guests. Friends of the Embassy, […]

July 11, 2022

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