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United in Defence: October 2019

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have been active this month, working with our allies to defend North America and our interests at home and abroad. Learn more: Cyber Security Did you know that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month? The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security is focused this month on sharing information about the simple […]

Celebrating World Space Week

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated the week of October 4-10 “World Space Week” to celebrate the shared connections around the world made possible by space travel and exploration. These dates were chosen arbitrarily, but commemorate the launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik, on October 4, 1957, and the signing of what […]

Gordie Howe International Bridge Wins Award

Earlier in October, the Gordie Howe International Bridge – a new international crossing between Windsor, ON and Detroit, MI, currently under construction – was recognized as the Best Road/Bridge/Tunnel Project by P3 Bulletin at their 2019 P3 Awards in New York City. What’s more, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA), the Canadian agency overseeing the project, […]

Alert! Poutine Spotted (And Tasted)

As Canadians far from our homeland, we sometimes get homesick for the creature comforts in the North. In Washington, there are no ketchup chips, or maple-glazed donuts. We even miss snow from time to time. So when we heard a neighborhood bar, Penn Quarter Sports Tavern, was planning to start serving poutine, we were simultaneously […]

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United in Defence: October 2019

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have been active this month, working with our allies to defend North America and our interests at home and abroad. Learn more: Cyber Security Did you know that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month? The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security is focused this month on sharing information about the simple […]

October 18, 2019

Celebrating World Space Week

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated the week of October 4-10 “World Space Week” to celebrate the shared connections around the world made possible by space travel and exploration. These dates were chosen arbitrarily, but commemorate the launch of the first human-made Earth satellite, Sputnik, on October 4, 1957, and the signing of what […]

October 11, 2019

Partners in Trade at the NASCO Continental Reunion

The North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) recently held their 25th Continental Reunion in Columbus, OH, convening officials from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, along with North Americans businesses and institutions.  Following the ratification of NAFTA, NASCO first started in 1994 to improve supply chain effectiveness for the trucking industry along the I-35 freeway […]

October 3, 2019

Canadian Events in the Washington, D.C. Area – October

The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston Exhibition Through January 2020, weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Embassy of Canada Art Gallery 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001 The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston exhibition contains artefacts and drawings which show Lynn’s influences and early illustrations, and the surprising, real-life inspirations behind her beloved […]

September 24, 2019

Canadian Events in the U.S. – October

Revitalizing the North American Indigenous Food System October 14, 2019 – Growth North Sessions Minnesota History Center 345 W Kellogg Blvd St Paul, MN 55102 Indigenous foods are experiencing a comeback in North America, from rural production and cooking techniques to the urban restaurant scene. At Grow North’s Food | Ag | Ideas Week 2019, […]

September 24, 2019

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