Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin delivers remarks at the SEUS-CP conference

This year’s successful 10th anniversary Southeastern United States-Canadian Provinces (SEUS-CP) annual conference was hosted in Toronto by the Ontario Government on June 4-6. Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin delivered remarks at the conference and participated in several meetings, including meetings with Agriculture Secretary Perdue, Canadian Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. The conference focused ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Aubin celebrates 38 years of the California Wine Fair in Canada!

On March 31, U.S. Embassy Ottawa’s Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin Moore joined trade representatives, media and consumers in celebrating the newest and best vintages of more than 75 California wineries at the California Wine Fair Ottawa, hosted by The Wine Institute.
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Foreign Agricultural Service Celebrates 150 Years of U.S.-Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Yesterday, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service hosted a sensational reception at the National Capital Commission (NCC)’s International Pavilion celebrating 150 years of agricultural friendship between the United States and Canada. In her opening remarks, U.S. Embassy Ottawa Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin Moore reinforced that farmers on both sides of the U.S. Canada border are committed ...
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Joint Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada and the President

Given the great importance of the softwood lumber industry to the economies of the United States and Canada, on March 10, 2016, we instructed the United States Trade Representative and the Canadian Minister of International Trade to intensively explore all options and report back on the key features that would address the issue.
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Middle School Students Get Their Hands Dirty at Lornado

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and Mrs. Vicki Heyman were delighted to welcome a group of students from Ottawa’s Fisher Park  Public School to Lornado on June 8. As members of Fisher Park’s Eco Club and Community Helpers group, the students were invited to join Mrs. Heyman on a tour of new and ongoing greening ...
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USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub Form Partnership with Natural Resources Canada

Because the United States and Canada share a similar set of values and challenges related to climate impacts on forests and agricultural lands, the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub is actively working with Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Forest Service to share scientific and technical expertise pertaining to climate change adaptation, resources and tools.
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Grocery Innovation Show

Foreign Agriculture Service Canada is pleased to report the Bard Valley Medjool Date Growers (BVMDGA) were voted a Most Innovative Product with their new Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Dark Chocolate Orange Date Rolls at Canada’s annual Grocery Innovation Show (GIC). BVMDGA is an active USDA Market Access Program (MAP) partner through the Western United States ...
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Canadians Head to Washington for Exchange on Food Security and Agricultural Development

Experts working in the field of food security in Canada are visiting Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from September 14 – October 2 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to explore U.S.-Canadian cooperation in food security. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by the U.S. ...
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Gardens, Children and Healthy Eating Take Center Stage in Ottawa and Washington

Light rain and dark skies on June 12 didn’t keep the students of Manor Park Public School from joining Vicki Heyman, wife of the U.S. Ambassador to Canada, from planting the vegetable garden and learning about the importance of healthy eating at their residence, Lornado. The children learned about gardening from the residence’s horticulturalist. Mrs. ...
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