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Under Thin Ice: Q&A with Jill Heinerth

In lieu of the Embassy of Canada’s planned screening as part of the D.C. Environmental Film Festival, Under Thin Ice is currently available to watch for free as part of an online festival from March 17-31, 2020. The film chronicles an extraordinary expedition undertaken by Canadian extreme divers and cinematographers Jill Heinerth and Mario Cyr […]

March 24, 2020

Happy International Day of La Francophonie

The Francophonie celebrates 50 years! Every March 20, Francophones and Francophiles around the world celebrate the International Day of La Francophonie. In 2020, Canada is joining with the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) to mark La Francophonie’s 50th anniversary. The International Day of La Francophonie was inaugurated in 1988 to commemorate the creation of the […]

March 20, 2020

Supporting Great Lakes Day

What sort of policy activity includes combating invasive species by eating them, celebrating clean water by drinking beer and wine made from it, and doing it all with over 200 other friends, partners, and allies? The Embassy’s annual celebration of Great Lakes Days would be the right answer. Every spring, while snow and cold weather […]

March 9, 2020

Great Lakes: Protecting Our Shared Waters

The Fourth Coast. The Inland Seas. The Rust Belt. The Opportunity Belt. All of these are names for what are collectively known as the “Great Lakes”, a collection of five lakes plus the St. Lawrence River that connects them, eventually, to the Atlantic Ocean. Shared between Canada and the U.S., they are an economic and […]

March 4, 2020

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