Canadian Sparkles for Social Change at the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

In 2009, President Obama announced the first summit on entrepreneurship to deepen ties among international organizations, business leaders, and entrepreneurs, while showcasing global talent. This year, the 7th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), was held at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, from June 22 -24, 2016. In total, 1,000 participants from all over the world descended on the famous ... Read More»

A True Calgarian Farewell to Consul General Peter Kujawinski

Consulate General Calgary celebrated the 239th anniversary of American Independence on July 2, 2015 at the Consul General’s residence in Calgary. This annual event, held the afternoon prior to the kick-off to the Calgary Stampede, has become a tradition in Calgary where almost 500 of the Consulate’s closest Canadian friends come together in their cowboy ... Read More»

USA – Largest Single-Country Pavilion at 2015 Global Petroleum Show

The U.S. Commercial Service in Calgary hosted the largest, single-country pavilion at the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) in Calgary, Alberta from June 11-13. State delegations from Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Montana, and Virginia were present among the 80 companies from across the United States. These U.S. companies were interested in entering the Canadian market, making ... Read More»

Documentary Filmmaker, Marta Cunningham, shares her passion for LGBTQ issues with Canadian Audiences

On May 25 and 26, Consulate Calgary was pleased to host American filmmaker, Marta Cunningham . Marta released her first documentary in 2013, called Valentine Road. The film depicts the aftermath and trial following a school shooting in Oxnard, California where 14 year-old Brandon McInerney shot fellow 8th grader, Lawrence King, during English class. In the days ... Read More»

U.S. Department of Education Forges Links with Students and Leaders in Alberta

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan took part in the 5th International Summit on the Teaching Profession in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The summit provides a unique setting to learn from the successes and challenges of education in other countries. Inspired by the summit themes of teaching and leading Consulate Calgary facilitated two opportunities for the U.S. delegation ... Read More»

Teaching and Learning at Glenbow Elementary School

On March 27, 2015, Consul General Kujawinski and Maureen McLaughlin, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs for the U.S Department of Education, visited Glenbow Elementary School in Cochrane, Alberta to learn more about collaborative school leadership and hands-on student learning. This school creates many unique educational opportunities for their students including ... Read More»

IVLP looking at Environmental Solutions to Development in the Resource Sectorn

The United States – Canada relationship benefits from participating in the largest trading partnership in the world, geographical proximity, and close cultural ties. But there are other factors of the U.S.- Canada relationship which help make it one of the rarest in the world, and part of that is the Department of State’s International Visitor ... Read More»

Visit to Edmonton

On January 12, the Consul General, Peter Kujawinski, Consul Richard Hanrahan and Principal Commercial Officer Cynthia Biggs from the U.S. Department of Commerce travelled to Edmonton to discuss Consulate services to regional political, business, and academic leaders. A presentation on expanding into the US market was given at a well-attended luncheon hosted by the Edmonton ... Read More»

Full Services Resume at Consulate Calgary

Full services offered at the United States Consulate General in Calgary will recommence November 25, 2014. We thank the public for their understanding and patience. To make an appointment for American Citizen Services visit American Citizen Services scheduling system . Individuals seeking general information about U.S. visas or needing to schedule a visa appointment may do so online at or ... Read More»

Consulate Calgary Remembers

During the month of November the U.S. Consulate in Calgary honors the men and women in uniform, over the generations, who have served the United States and Canada with distinction. They are heroes who put their lives on the line so that the rest of us might live in a world that is safer, freer, ... Read More»

Limited Consular Services

The United States Consulate General in Calgary will be undergoing necessary building renovations during the month of November, 2014 and has therefore made changes to the availability of consular services. American Citizen Services From November 3, 2014 until the beginning of December, 2014, routine and emergency American Citizen Services will be provided on an appointment-only ... Read More»

Three Great Canadian Cities in Three Days

Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife Vicki Heyman came to Alberta and Saskatchewan last week on the second leg of their inaugural trip across Canada, which will take them to over ten cities in the next few weeks. During their trip to Alberta and Saskatchewan, Ambassador and Mrs. Heyman met with government leaders, industry representatives, ... Read More»

Former NASA Astronaut Visits Calgary

U.S. Consulate General Calgary hosted Dr. Mary Ellen Weber, former NASA astronaut, science leader, and avid skydiver on May 22 and 23 during her final stop on a two-week tour across Canada. Dr. Weber connected with over 1000 people by appearing on a live webcast, participating at a roundtable with researchers and innovators, presenting with ... Read More»
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