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Thank You, Willie O’Ree

If you were in Boston on Tuesday night, you may have noticed a golden glow over the city. Mayor Michelle Wu proclaimed January 18, 2022 as Willie O’Ree Day and landmarks including TD Garden, the Prudential Center, City Hall, Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park, and the iconic Zakim Bridge lit up in gold in honour of […]

January 21, 2022

Justin Morneau Enters the Minnesota Twins Hall of Fame

In September 2021, Master Corporal (MCpl) Jennifer Shih, of the defence liaison staff at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C., represented the Canadian Armed Forces at the Major League Baseball Minnesota Twins’ home series against the Toronto Blue Jays.  As Canada and the United States stand shoulder-to-shoulder in defence of common values and interests […]

October 22, 2021

Celebrating Black Hockey History with the NHL

This week, the NHL Black Hockey History Tour presented by American Legacy returned to the Embassy of Canada for the first stop in its 14 city tour. Hockey legend Willie O’Ree was on hand to talk about his role as the first black player in the league. Willie spoke to us about what it means to […]

January 16, 2020

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