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Operation NANOOK – Allies Training Together

Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their partners from the United States, Denmark, and France are conducting a series of training activities in the Arctic. Operation NANOOK is the Canadian Armed Forces’ signature northern operation, which is designed to enhance security in the region. During this year’s operation, participants also maintain a maritime presence, […]

August 14, 2020

Telling Their Story: Indigenous Art from Canada on Display at the National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is one the world’s largest collections of Native art and artifacts. The NMAI aims to educate visitors about Native cultures — past and present — through its exhibits on display in Washington, D.C., New York City and Suitland, Maryland.  With approximately 266,000 catalog records spanning over […]

August 10, 2020

The Masked Man of Saskatchewan: A Signage Company Retools to Fight COVID-19 in Boston & Beyond

It’s often said that necessity is the mother of invention. Living through a global pandemic brings new meaning to this time-honored truth, and few express it better than Brad Hertz, co-owner of Sleek Signs in Regina, Saskatchewan. When COVID-19 hit, Hertz reconfigured his company’s signage and production facilities to manufacture innovative protective plastic shields for […]

August 3, 2020

20 in 2020: Spotlight in Southern California

One of the things that has sustained us through the isolation and grief of the COVID pandemic has been the steady supply of courage, sacrifice and incredible acts of kindness shown by people, both to their neighbors and total strangers. The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles decided to spotlight 20 Canadians and ‘friends of […]

July 29, 2020

A Canadian microbiologist’s love for virology, and hope for a COVID-19 treatment

His Twitter name says it all: @VirusNinja. Dr. Benjamin tenOever’s interest in virology goes back to his days at McGill University, but his interest in science stems from his early childhood. His parents immigrated to Canada from the Netherlands following a wave of Dutch farmers recruited by the Canadian government to settle in Smithville, Ontario and […]

July 24, 2020

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