Canada Provides Assistance to California in Battle Against Historic Wildfires
California is facing historic wildfires in 2020, with more than 1.83 million acres burned so far across the state. Facing this crisis in parallel to the challenges of the COVID19 pandemic, California Governor Gavin Newsom called for international assistance to battle the devastating fires. Canada was ready to assist, thanks to an agreement between Canada […]
Separate, Together: Hono(u)ring Independence Day and Canada Day, without the Crowds
This is a guest post submitted by our friends at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa. The United States relationship with Canada is known for many things – we share the world’s longest undefended land border and one of the largest trade relationships in the world, and the connections between our countries go beyond policy and […]
Protecting the North American Electric Grid
Just as we are all finding ourselves spending more time online during this global pandemic, the North American electric grid has seen increased digitalization, making it more susceptible than ever to attack. Utility companies are now reporting over three million cyber attacks each and every day. The security of our electric grid — upon which […]
The Canadian Connection: What is our Honorary Consul up to in North Carolina?
Greetings y’all from North Carolina. For the past two years I have had the honor of serving as Canada’s Honorary Consul where I work to advance and strengthen ties between Canada and the Tar Heel State. This is in addition to my day job as the executive director of the Research Triangle Regional Partnership. Ties […]