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Partners in Peace and Stability: The Global Fragility Act

Early this year, the Embassy of Canada and Mercy Corps celebrated the passage of the Global Fragility Act. Coupled with the U.S. budget enacted in late 2019, the passage of the Global Fragility Act showcases strong bipartisan support in Congress on humanitarian and development issues. Mercy Corps CEO Beth DeHamel was on hand to present […]

February 11, 2020

Canada-United States Statement on Joint Action Plan on Opioids

Washington, D.C. On January 31, 2020, officials of the governments of Canada and the United States convened in Washington, D.C. at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to move forward with a bilateral initiative to find solutions to the opioid crisis affecting both nations. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald […]

February 5, 2020

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

National Ballet of Canada January 28th, 2020 – February 2nd, 2020 Opera House – The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F St NW Washington, DC 20566 The National Ballet of Canada will be returning to Washington, D.C. with two productions for its 2019/2020 season. On January 28th and 29th, they will […]

January 30, 2020

Canadian Events in the U.S. – February

Charlotte Jewish Film Festival (CJFF) February 1-2, 2020 YidLive! By YidLife Crisis February 1, 7:15 pm Temple Israel 4901 Providence Rd Charlotte, NC Chewdaism: A Taste of Jewish February 2, 1:00 pm The Sam Lerner Center for Cultural Arts 5007 Providence Rd, #102 Charlotte, NC The Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta is partnering for […]

January 30, 2020

Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On Monday, the Embassy partnered with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to screen the Canadian documentary “Prosecuting Evil: the Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz” to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Martin Loken, Minister of Political Affairs, told the audience we all have a shared responsibility to […]

January 28, 2020

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