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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

Canadian Events in the Washington DC Area – Upcoming

La soirée cinéhiver de la Francophonie Thursday, March 16, 2022, 6 :00 – 7 :30pm Embassy of Canada in Washington, courtyard Join us as we celebrate the diversity and richness of the French language during le mois de la Francophonie. The Embassy of Canada and the Quebec Government Office is hosting an outdoor reception and screening of […]

April 27, 2021

Canadian Events in the U.S. – Upcoming

Fanclubwallet – Live Shows (U.S) Fanclubwallet is a musical project fronted by Ontario’s Hannah Judge. After spending years quietly making music for only her ears to hear and hoarding children’s keyboards, she is finally releasing her own tunes (for the worlds ears to hear). You can see Fanclubwallet live in cities across the U.S. La […]

April 27, 2021

How to Enjoy Winter Like a Canadian

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local governments and businesses in the U.S. to get creative in using outdoor spaces, especially as the temperatures dipped. In trying to find inspiration, many looked to their neighbours north of the border for ideas on how to keep and engage their constituents and customers through the winter months. From […]

April 5, 2021

Celebrate La Francophonie avec nous!

  This year, we celebrate the 51st anniversary of the Day of the Francophonie. Each year on March 20, 88 member states and governments of La Francophonie honor and promote the French language and culture. This year will be no exception, though the activities will take place virtually throughout the month of March. We hope […]

March 1, 2021

Welcome Betty Beaver!

One might believe that geese are the only animals to migrate from Canada to the United States, but now there’s a new arrival making a splash in the south. Betty Beaver is here, and she’s on a roll! Curious, spunky, and friendly as can be, Betty Beaver promises to bring a fresh new face to […]

March 1, 2021

Embassy of Canada Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time when both Canada and the U.S. highlight and celebrate the accomplishments of Black Canadians and Black Americans.  This year, Canada marks the 25th celebration of Black History Month, and as Prime Minister Trudeau noted in his statement, “Black people have helped shape our history and collective identity, and […]

February 5, 2021

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

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