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BUSY BEES: Honey Harvest on the Embassy Rooftop

The Embassy bees have indeed been busy! Our beekeepers from the Montreal based company Alvéole, paid a visit last week to harvest the honey. Check out the Embassy bees myhive page to catch a great time-lapse of the action! Alvéole’s goal when harvesting the honey is to make it as quick and stress-free for the […]

August 6, 2021

Canada-US Grid Integration Helps States Meet Critical Electricity Needs

Last week, many parts of the US felt a lot more like Canada – temperature-wise, at least.  A polar vortex sent the mercury plummeting, bringing record-breaking temperatures to more than a dozen states, including Texas and across the Midwest.  The sustained, icy Arctic conditions caused a spike in demand for electricity, at the same time […]

February 22, 2021

Diplomacy in Bloom: In the “Biodiversity without Borders” program, three countries come together to celebrate the North America Friendship Garden in San Antonio

In recent years, matters of environmental conservation have gained traction in the public sector, But Canadian, Mexican, and American representatives proved that the conversation can be just as uplifting as it is critical. In that light, what better time to celebrate collaborative environmental initiatives across borders than during the migration of majestic monarch butterflies? During […]

February 16, 2021

Protecting the North American Electric Grid

Just as we are all finding ourselves spending more time online during this global pandemic, the North American electric grid has seen increased digitalization, making it more susceptible than ever to attack. Utility companies are now reporting over three million cyber attacks each and every day. The security of our electric grid — upon which […]

August 24, 2020

Canadian Innovation in the Oil and Gas Sector

The energy sector is at the heart of Canada’s environmental, economic and social agendas. Through hard work, ingenuity and collaboration, Canada is positioning itself as a leader in a world that is increasingly looking for the most sustainably sourced products. In collaboration with industry and provincial partners, the Government of Canada and Invest in Canada […]

July 20, 2020

Critical Minerals: A Video Primer

On June 20, 2019, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans to develop the Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration to increase production and establish reliable supply chains for numerous critical minerals. One year later, the two countries have finalized that plan and continue to strengthen their partnership. […]

June 18, 2020

Bees at Work: 40,000 Bees Enjoy the #ViewFrom501

UPDATED – May 20, 2021 Happy World Bee Day! In 2020, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. partnered with Alvéole, a Montreal based company that installs beehives at businesses and schools across North America. And on June 2 of last year, we officially launched that partnership with the installation of two beehives on the […]

June 5, 2020

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