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NORAD celebrates 65 years of enduring partnership in the defence of North America

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), an enduring symbol of the important partnership between Canada and the United States. Hosted by General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, events were held last week at the Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, […]

May 22, 2023

Neighbours helping Neighbors: Canada Provides Assistance to Oregon to Battle Wildfires

Canada is continuing its assistance to the United States in response to the wildfires ravaging the West Coast. On Sep. 18, the governments of Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia, as well as Parks Canada, sent 289 wildfire professionals to central Oregon to join the fight, following a previous detachment sent to California from Quebec. […]

September 22, 2020

Canada Provides Assistance to California in Battle Against Historic Wildfires

California is facing historic wildfires in 2020, with more than 1.83 million acres burned so far across the state. Facing this crisis in parallel to the challenges of the COVID19 pandemic, California Governor Gavin Newsom called for international assistance to battle the devastating fires. Canada was ready to assist, thanks to an agreement between Canada […]

September 9, 2020

In a small border community, distillery pivots from whiskey to sanitizer production during COVID-19

International Falls, Minnesota and the neighboring town of Fort Frances, in Northwest Ontario, are separated by the Canada-U.S. border, but comprise one community, joined by events and celebrations, shared resources, and extended families who live in both jurisdictions.  Residents of both towns travel regularly back and forth across the international border to see movies, go […]

June 12, 2020

Gordie Howe International Bridge Wins Award

Earlier in October, the Gordie Howe International Bridge – a new international crossing between Windsor, ON and Detroit, MI, currently under construction – was recognized as the Best Road/Bridge/Tunnel Project by P3 Bulletin at their 2019 P3 Awards in New York City. What’s more, the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA), the Canadian agency overseeing the project, […]

October 9, 2019

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