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Connecting Perspectives: Art Beyond Borders

The Social Distancing Festival (SDF) and Canada’s diplomatic missions in the United States are proud to announce a new online digital exhibition of 13 cross-disciplinary artworks, entitled Connecting Perspectives: A Cross-Border Art Initiative. This unique virtual exhibit showcases the work of 26 visual artists, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, poets and spoken word artists from across […]

Peace By Chocolate – One Peace Won’t Hurt

The story of the Hadhad family is a compelling one. For nearly 30 years, the Hadhad family sold chocolate through their factory in Damascus, Syria across the Middle East. Everything changed in 2012 when the factory was destroyed in a bombing, forcing the family to leave their home and go to Lebanon. After three years […]

The Power of Partnership: How Canada & the U.S. Are Tackling Climate Change Together

Years from now, 2021 may well be regarded as a tipping point on global climate action. The COVID-19 pandemic that gripped the world in 2020 ravaged communities and economies.  Many of those communities, already vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, were forced to deal with unprecedented wildfires, extreme weather events, flooding and severe storms. […]

Canadian P3 Expertise Helping Build Future of Public Education in Maryland

Canada and the U.S. work together in so many areas – border cooperation, climate change and energy, global security, and trade and prosperity, to name but a few. But beyond the high-profile issues which grab most of the headlines – especially in the era of COVID19 – are examples of collaboration which are helping to […]

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Connecting Perspectives: Art Beyond Borders

The Social Distancing Festival (SDF) and Canada’s diplomatic missions in the United States are proud to announce a new online digital exhibition of 13 cross-disciplinary artworks, entitled Connecting Perspectives: A Cross-Border Art Initiative. This unique virtual exhibit showcases the work of 26 visual artists, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, poets and spoken word artists from across […]

June 4, 2021

Peace By Chocolate – One Peace Won’t Hurt

The story of the Hadhad family is a compelling one. For nearly 30 years, the Hadhad family sold chocolate through their factory in Damascus, Syria across the Middle East. Everything changed in 2012 when the factory was destroyed in a bombing, forcing the family to leave their home and go to Lebanon. After three years […]

May 3, 2021

Bees at Work: 40,000 Bees Enjoy the #ViewFrom501

UPDATED – May 20, 2021 Happy World Bee Day! In 2020, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. partnered with Alvéole, a Montreal based company that installs beehives at businesses and schools across North America. And on June 2 of last year, we officially launched that partnership with the installation of two beehives on the […]

June 5, 2020

Canada & SoCal Partner for the SoCal Tech Highway Telehealth Program

The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles and its satellite office in San Diego have designed a program to establish a “technology highway” between Canada and Southern California (SoCal) to create and foster business partnerships between Canadian and Californian businesses in the region. Named the SoCal Tech Highway, the program was originally applied to […]

April 16, 2021

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