Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Conseil des relations internationales de Montréal (CORIM)

April 17, 2018   Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Conseil des relations internationales de Montréal (CORIM) As Prepared for Delivery   Who will shape the future of our planet? That’s a pretty heady question, I know. The glass-half-full view of the world has lots to celebrate: millions moving out ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Craft at the Empire Club of Canada

April 4, 2018 Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Empire Club luncheon in Toronto As Prepared for Delivery Thank you. As I look out into this audience I would be remiss not to note one of your great figures is missing — Peter Munk is not among us today.  His ...
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Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute

February 13, 2018 Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Canada-U.S. Dinner As Prepared for Delivery This is a wonderful event for me because it centers on what is NOW my passion – strengthening the already close relationship between Canada and the United States. Each of my predecessors told ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Craft at the Energy Council of Canada’s Annual Industry Update

Remarks by United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Energy Council of Canada’s Annual Industry Update As prepared for delivery Thank you for inviting me to spend some time with you today.  As a relatively new diplomat with less than six months under my belt, I am still in that phase of meeting ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada Christmas Reception

As prepared for delivery. Thank you, Rick for that kind introduction.  You read it just the way I wrote it, which I appreciate! Rick and his Chamber colleagues briefed me on my very first official trip to the Toronto consulate.  The American Chamber here is a WORKING chamber, and it deserves much of the credit ...
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U.S. Marines and Navy personnel deliver Christmas to the Ronald McDonald House

U.S. Embassy Ottawa’s United States Marine Corps detachment and U.S. Navy personnel will deliver some holiday spirit on December 15 to the children at Ottawa’s Ronald McDonald House, bringing gifts donated through the annual Toys for Tots campaign. U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft and her husband, Mr. Joe Craft, will take part in the ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at Contemporary Conversations

As prepared for delivery. Thank you, Marc, for that kind introduction. It is a great privilege for the U.S. Embassy to be neighbors with the National Gallery of Canada.  I was delighted to learn, in fact, that the glass tower on the north end of our Embassy’s roof is an homage to the shining glass ...
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Welcome Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at the “I Love New York” Reception

As Prepared for Delivery Welcome to our celebration of the great state of New York, one of the very special places in my country that the whole world knows. And, we hope, our friends in Canada will get to know even better! New York City, the Big Apple. Frank Sinatra famously sang that he wanted ...
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Ambassador Kelly Craft meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

November 3, 2017 For Immediate Release Ambassador Kelly Craft meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today in Ottawa.  In this initial meeting, the Prime Minister and Ambassador Craft discussed key issues in the extensive and productive U.S.-Canada relationship.  Ambassador Craft expressed her ...
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U.S. Embassy Ottawa Welcomes Ambassador Kelly Craft to Canada

United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft presented her letters of credence to Governor General of Canada Julie Payette on October 23 at Rideau Hall. We are pleased to offer an introductory video about Ambassador Craft and her background for Canadians to get to know her. You can find the video on our Facebook page and YouTube channel . ...
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Statement by Ambassador Kelly Craft following presentation of her Letters of Credence

October 23, 2017 Statement by Ambassador Kelly Craft following presentation of her Letters of Credence As Delivered Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen I am honored to be here in this historic place, to present my letters of credence to Governor General Julie Payette.  I am grateful for the kind welcome the Governor General has extended ...
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Ambassador–Designate Kelly Craft to present Letters of Credence to Governor General Julie Payette

October 19, 2017 For Immediate Release Ambassador–designate Kelly Craft to present Letters of Credence to Governor General Julie Payette OTTAWA – The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to share in the announcement that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will receive Ambassador-designate Kelly Craft’s letters of ...
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President Donald J. Trump Announces his Intent to Nominate Kelly Knight Craft of Kentucky to be U.S. Ambassador to Canada

June 14, 2017 President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Kelly Knight Craft of Kentucky to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Canada. Ms. Kelly Craft heads Kelly G. Knight LLC, a business advisory firm based in Lexington. She also currently serves on the University of Kentucky ...
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Elizabeth Moore Aubin Becomes Chargé d’Affaires at U.S. Embassy

January 18, 2017 Ambassador Bruce Heyman departed Canada today, ending his tenure as U.S. Ambassador.  Effective immediately and pending the appointment and arrival of a new ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission Elizabeth Moore Aubin will serve as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Ms. Aubin began her tenure as the Deputy Chief of Mission in May 2016.  Previously, ...
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U.S. Marines and Navy bring HO-HO-HOliday spirit to the Ronald McDonald House

Christmas came early this year for more than a dozen families staying at Ronald McDonald House Ottawa – all thanks to the United States Marine Corps detachment and U.S. Navy personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa. The Marines and sailors delivered more than 200 gifts this morning, with the help of U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, CTV ...
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The United States and Canada: The Strength of Partnership

"Our exceptional and unique ties are rooted in a common border that stretches for 5,525 miles, over 200 years of closely interwoven history and culture, our largest economic relationship worldwide, our similar values."
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Media Advisory: U.S. Marines and Navy personnel bring Christmas to Ronald McDonald House

U.S. Embassy Ottawa’s United States Marine Corps detachment and U.S. Navy personnel will brighten the holiday season for children at Ottawa’s Ronald McDonald House by bringing them gifts donated through its annual Toys for Tots campaign.
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Ambassador Heyman’s Opening Remarks at the SelectUSA Canada Conference

"Because the Summit has proven so popular, particularly among Quebec companies, we decided to conclude 2016 by organizing the U.S. Mission to Canada's largest U.S. investment promotion event in Montreal!"
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U.S. Election Night 2016

The Chateau Laurier Ballroom buzzed with excitement as hundreds of invited guests arrived to join Ambassador Heyman at the U.S. Embassy’s election night event on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Trimmed in red, white, and blue, it was the perfect setting to witness Americans choose their next president. Ambassador Heyman kicked off the evening by welcoming ...
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Legion President presents Ambassador Heyman with Remembrance Poppy

Ottawa’s Montgomery Legion President Garry Beaupre recently visited Ambassador Heyman in his office to present him with a Remembrance Poppy, marking the first week of the Canadian Legion’s nation-wide Poppy Campaign. The Ambassador was honored to join Canadians from coast to coast who don the poppy as a visual symbol honoring the service and sacrifice ...
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Ambassador Heyman Addresses Embassy Dialogue on Human Trafficking

"It is imperative that we continue to come together in fora like this, within our own governments, and with our colleagues at the municipal, state, and provincial levels to consider how we can most effectively combat human trafficking. "
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Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at Come From Away Dinner

Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at Come From Away Dinner Gander, NL October 28, 2016 As prepared for delivery. Thank you Michael. I am so glad Vicki and I met you and learned about the Canadian Music Theatre Project’s role in creating Come From Away when we visited Sheridan College last year.  Even before we met you, ...
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Remarks by United States Ambassador Bruce Heyman at Universities Canada “Heading North” Report Launch

United States Ambassador Bruce Heyman Universities Canada “Heading North” Report Launch October 21, 2016 As prepared for delivery. Welcome everyone, and thanks to Paul, the Universities Canada staff, and the university presidents and other representatives who are here today.  In one way or another, all of us are in the business of what Secretary of ...
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Ambassador Heyman and Universities Canada Promote Strengthening Academic Ties between Canada and the United States

Today U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman emphasized the importance of academic exchange opportunities for American students in Canada at an event to mark the launch of a Universities Canada report, titled Heading north: The experience of American students at Canadian universities. Universities Canada President, Paul Davidson joined the Ambassador for the launch, which took place during a meeting of Canadian university presidents in Ottawa. ...
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Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at the International Joint Commission Reception

For more than 100 years, the IJC has enabled the United States and Canadian governments to manage the levels and flows of our shared waters and has provided expert advice and guidance to help us find solutions that meet the needs of both countries.
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Launch of Report on American Students at Canadian Universities

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman will launch a report by Universities Canada titled Heading north: The experience of American students at Canadian universities. The Ambassador will be joined by Universities Canada President Paul Davidson for the launch during a meeting of Canadian university presidents in Ottawa. WHAT: Launch of U.S. Embassy-commissioned report Heading North, by Universities ...
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Embassy to “Light up Pink” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

"To honor the memories of those who have lost their lives to breast cancer, recognize the resilience of breast cancer survivors, and increase public awareness of what we can do to combat the disease, the United States Embassy in Ottawa will be lit in pink each night during the month of October."
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Security in Advance at Pearson International Airport

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Director of the Preclearance Field Office Randy Howe helped celebrate the completion of a two-year collaborative Security in Advance (SIA) project at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The SIA project was developed and ...
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Ambassador Bruce Heyman and Mrs. Vicki Heyman to host Fourth of July Celebration in Ottawa

Road Trip USA – American Independence Day United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and Mrs. Vicki Heyman will host the annual Fourth of July Independence Day celebration ( #July4Canada and #4juilletCA ) in Ottawa on Monday, July 4, 2016, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on the grounds of Lornado, the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence. Guests will be ...
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Ambassador Heyman addresses U.S.-Canada SAGE Summit

As Delivered Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. Glenn [Richardson, JobsOhio, Managing Director for Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace], I appreciate that. Before I begin this morning, I’d just like to take a few moments to say a few words about the tragic loss of life, actually let’s call it what it is, a ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks to the Canadian International Council

Check Against Delivery – June 9, 2016 Thank you, David [David Dyment, President of Canadian International Council], for that introduction, and thanks to the Canadian International Council’s National Capital Branch for the invitation to join you tonight. It’s always a pleasure for me to speak to groups such as yours, both to share my enthusiasm ...
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Ambassador Heyman’s Statement on the Shooting in Orlando

As a mark of respect for the victims of the tragic and senseless acts of violence that‎ occurred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, the United States Embassy in Ottawa, Canada, will make available a condolence book for members of the public and diplomatic community who wish to express their sympathy to the victims and ...
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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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Statement from U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman on U.S. Firefighting Assistance to Canada

“In response to a request from the Canadian government, the United States has sent ten crews totaling 200 federal firefighters to Canada to assist Canadian first responders in their efforts to fight the devastating wildfires in western Canada.  U.S. firefighters arrived in Fort McMurray earlier today.  This represents the latest example of the United States ...
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Ambassador Underscores Importance of Marine Conservation in Advance of Our Ocean Conference

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman underscored the importance of the responsible management of the marine environment when he spoke at a May 9 panel discussion on marine planning, co-hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and World Wildlife Fund-Canada.
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman on the Alberta Wildfires

"The U.S. Embassy, via the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, will provide USD$50,000 to support response activities, joining tens of thousands of Canadians and Americans who have reached out to assist the people of Alberta."
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Statement from Ambassador Bruce Heyman on President Obama’s Upcoming Visit to Canada

"I am pleased to announce that President Obama will travel to Ottawa on June 29 for the North American Leaders' Summit, where he will meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico."
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Ambassador Heyman at the Great Lakes Economic Forum

"Whether we are working jointly to ensure the environmental health of the region, cooperating to expedite the safe and efficient transport of goods and services across our shared border, or developing innovative approaches to the challenges of our time, the Great Lakes region will continue to play a central role in U.S. and Canadian prosperity."
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Ambassador Heyman on Announcement of Canada’s Contributions to Counter-Da’esh Coalition

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement of Canada’s contributions to the Counter-Da’esh Coalition: “I was pleased to hear Canada’s announcement today of additional, significant contributions to the Counter-Da’esh Coalition. As a founding member of the Coalition, Canada has been a valued and willing partner in the mission ...
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador Bruce A. Heyman on Trans-Pacific Partnership Signing

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman issued the following statement regarding today’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Auckland, New Zealand: “Today the United States, Canada, and 10 other Pacific nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a high-standard agreement that covers roughly 40 percent of global GDP and will enable North America’s economies ...
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United States Ambassador, Canadian Minister of Sport to Visit Naismith Museum

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman and the Honorable Carla Qualtrough, Canada's Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, will visit the Naismith Museum on February 2 to explore Canada's role -- past, present, and future -- in the history of basketball.
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Statement from Ambassador Heyman on Tragic Shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement regarding the shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan: “On behalf of the government and people of the United States, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims of today’s tragic shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan. ...
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Registration Opens for the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The United States continues to be the premier investment destination for entrepreneurs and investors from all around the world. International companies are serious about committing to the U.S. market, evident by the overwhelmingly positive response to the last SelectUSA Investment Summit in March 2015. I am delighted to announce that  registration is now open  for the  2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit  to be held ...
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Statement from U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman on the Official Visit of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement: “I am pleased to announce that President Obama and the First Lady will welcome Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, to the White House for an Official Visit with a State Dinner on Thursday, March 10, 2016. The visit will ...
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Statement from Ambassador Bruce Heyman on Passage of Country of Origin Labeling Legislation

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement regarding the passage of legislation addressing country of origin labeling: “Today, President Obama signed legislation addressing Canada and Mexico’s concerns regarding country of origin labeling for beef and pork. This legislation brings the United States into compliance with WTO rules and represents the ...
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Marines Bring Holidays to Ronald McDonald House

Is there anything sweeter than bringing joy to a child during the holiday season? We think not! There was plenty of joy to go around this morning at Ottawa’s Ronald McDonald House when the Embassy’s Marine detachment from US Embassy Ottawa — and special guest Santa Claus – delivered hundreds of toys to sick children and their siblings as ...
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SelectUSA’s First-Ever Canada Conference

Republished from blog.trade.gov . Trade and investment are a crucial part of the United States’ global agenda. That’s been one of President Obama’s core messages from the beginning of his time in office, and it’s been the driving force behind many of his major international initiatives. It’s why he, along with Secretary of State John Kerry ...
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Toronto Hosts First Edition of SelectUSA Canada Conference

The first edition of the SelectUSA Canada Conference, themed “Expanding for Growth,” took place in Toronto on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Building on the success of the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C. last March, this conference was designed for Canadian companies of all kinds, from start-ups to well-established manufacturers, from a broad range of ...
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Ambassador Heyman Delivers Closing Address at Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Summit

Ambassador Bruce Heyman delivered the closing address to over 400 financial service professionals at the annual Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Summit in Toronto on November 23, 2015. Summit participants included Maureen Jensen, Executive Director of the Ontario Securities Commission and Janet Ecker, former Ontario Finance Minister and Executive Director of the Toronto Financial Services ...
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Ambassador Bruce Heyman Addresses the Second Annual U.S. Thanksgiving Dinner Participants

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman gave the keynote address at the Second Annual U.S. Thanksgiving Dinner of The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada. Approximately 100 guests, including business leaders and U.S. Economic Development Organizations (EDO) representatives, attended the dinner on November 16, 2015. “We share the world’s largest trading relationship,” Ambassador Heyman ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Heyman at Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Summit

Good afternoon, and thank you Lisa (Rowsell, Head of Thomson Reuters Canada) for that kind introduction. I’d like everyone to pause a minute to reflect on how far we’ve come in the last few years. It would be an understatement to say 2008 was a difficult year economically. The truth is, the world was on ...
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We Day Ottawa

Be an “upstander”, not a bystander. That was the core message from Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, as they spoke to more than 16,000 enthusiastic young people at We Day Ottawa. In an interview with Liz Trinnear, a reporter at CTV’s ETALK, Ambassador and Mrs. Heyman emphasized the importance of getting involved in ...
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Ambassador Heyman’s Statement on the Denial of the Keystone XL Pipeline

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman released the following statement today in Ottawa regarding the Department of State’s denial of a permit to the Keystone XL pipeline: “President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry announced today the decision to deny TransCanada a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. “I have spoken with ...
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Statement from Ambassador Heyman Marking the Anniversary of the 2014 Attack on Parliament Hill

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement marking one year since the shootings on Parliament Hill: “On October 22, 2014, I, like most Americans, was saddened and concerned by the attack in Ottawa, the capital city of such an exceptional friend and trusted neighbor. As we approach the date of ...
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Statement from Ambassador Heyman Congratulating Prime Minister-designate Trudeau

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman today issued the following statement following the results of the Canadian election: “On behalf of the government of the United States of America and the American people, I congratulate Prime Minister-designate Trudeau and the Liberal Party on their victory in yesterday’s national elections. The United States has no ...
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Passing of Ambassador Kenneth Taylor

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman wishes to release the following statement on the passing of Canadian diplomat Kenneth Taylor: “On behalf of the U.S. Mission to Canada, the government of the United States of America, and the American people, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family of former Canadian ...
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9/11 Memorial & Museum Reception

On Wednesday, September 30, Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, hosted a reception at the Embassy to introduce the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City. U.S. embassies around the world have held similar receptions in partnership with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to raise awareness about the museum, which officially ...
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Celebrating the Fourth of July at Lornado

The spirit of Detroit came to Ottawa as United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, hosted nearly 4,000 guests at Lornado, the Ambassador’s official residence, for U.S. Embassy Ottawa’s annual Fourth of July celebration. The Independence Day party’s theme was “Motor City Rising.” Guests sampled Michigan culinary treats like bumpy cupcakes, ...
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Statement by Ambassador Heyman on the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Statement by United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman 6 July 2015 “As Ambassador of the United States of America to Canada, I want to extend my deep appreciation and hearty congratulations for the amazing hospitality Canada extended to athletes and spectators around the world during the FIFA Women’s World Cup Tournament. I was fortunate ...
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US Embassy Ottawa Opens Its Doors

For the sixth consecutive year, the United States Embassy in Ottawa was pleased to open its doors to the public as part of Doors Open Ottawa. Welcoming visitors in his office, Ambassador Bruce Heyman personally greeted approximately 600 people to the June 6 event, answering questions from visitors about life as an Ambassador and quizzing ...
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National We Day 2015

Almost exactly one year after they made their first public appearance in Canada at National We Day, this morning in Ottawa U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, returned to the Canadian Tire Centre to take part in the event’s 2015 edition. Speaking in front of more than 18,000 students and educators, ...
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Contemporary Conversations Series Launches

The Nation’s capital got a taste of American Contemporary Art this past weekend, with the official launch of the U.S. Embassy Ottawa’s Contemporary Conversations: Art in Embassies series. Created and produced in conjunction with the National Gallery of Canada  and the Department of State’s Art in Embassies program , the Contemporary Conversations series aims to stimulate conversation around issues that transcend borders, focusing ...
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Ambassador, Embassy Staff Donate Blood

Today in Ottawa, Ambassador Bruce Heyman and a group of U.S. Embassy Ottawa staff visited the Shaw Centre to take part in a blood drive organized by Canadian Blood Services. “I’m very proud to join with my Embassy colleagues today in contributing to an organization that is literally part of the lifeblood of Canada,” said ...
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The Polar Sea

Yesterday the Embassy co-hosted a pair of screenings of The Polar Sea, a documentary offering a panoramic view of the Arctic and its numerous aspects. The morning screening was presented at the University of Ottawa, alongside the University’s Environment, Society and Policy Group. The event featured a condensed version of the film, and was followed ...
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Ambassador Delivers Keynote At Ottawa Food Bank AGM

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman delivered the keynote address last night at the Ottawa Food Bank’s Annual General Meeting. Speaking to an audience comprised of the Food Bank’s Board of Directors, staff and volunteers, as well as numerous community stakeholders, Ambassador Heyman’s remarks touched on the importance of community involvement, as well as ...
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Statement by Ambassador Heyman on Canada’s Renewed Commitment to Fighting Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

OTTAWA: U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman wishes to release the following statement following Canada’s announcement of additional funds to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: “I want to join the President in thanking Prime Minister Harper and Canada for their commitment to international efforts to combat Ebola. We also welcome Canada’s announcement today ...
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Embassy Family Donates to Ottawa Food Bank

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and his wife Vicki Heyman were pleased to deliver the U.S. Embassy family’s donation to the Ottawa Food Bank this morning. The donation was received by Ottawa Food Bank Executive Director Michael Maidment and the hosts of CTV Morning Live Ottawa today in the capital as part of a ...
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Embassy Shows its Pride

U.S. Embassy Ottawa was a proud program partner for this year’s Capital Pride Week, and a few lucky Embassy staffers spent a FABULOUS week taking part in the festivities! It all started last Monday, August 18th, when Ambassador and Mrs. Heyman helped to raise the rainbow flag outside of Ottawa City Hall alongside Mayor (and ...
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Canada Day Message from Ambassador Heyman

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman wishes to release the following statement on the occasion of Canada Day: “On the 147th anniversary of your Confederation, Vicki and I want to wish all of Canada a very happy Canada Day. “The closeness of our national holidays reflects the nature of our countries’ relationship. Each year, it ...
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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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U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman on RCMP shooting in Moncton, New Brunswick

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, along with U.S. Consul General for Atlantic Canada Richard Riley, and the entire U.S. Embassy family wish to release the following statement on the Moncton shootings: “We were saddened to witness the terrible events in Moncton, New Brunswick. We extend our deepest condolences to the families of those Royal ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman on the Training Accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainright

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman wishes to release the following statement on the training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainright: “I was saddened to learn of the training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright yesterday, which resulted in several injuries and the death of Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Bobbit. I extend heartfelt condolences to the families ...
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National We Day 2014

For their very first public event, Ambassador Bruce Heyman and his wife, Vicki, were delighted to step onto the stage as speakers at  National We Day yesterday in Ottawa. The Heymans have been fans and supporters of We Day since they first heard about Craig and Marc Kielburger and their mission to spread positive change and community service ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman on the Death of Jim Flaherty

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman wishes to release the following statement regarding the death of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. “I am shocked and saddened to learn of the death of former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. His leadership and integrity earned him the respect and admiration of Canadians and Americans. His public service, to ...
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Ambassador Bruce Heyman Presents Letters of Credence

“I come with a message from the American people to all Canadians: Thank you.” Ambassador Bruce Heyman presented letters of credence to His Excellency David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada on April 8, 2014, officially becoming the 23rd United States Ambassador to Canada. In remarks to the media following the ceremony, Ambassador Heyman said ...
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Ambassador–Designate Bruce Heyman to Present Letters of Credence to Governor General David Johnston

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to share in the announcement that His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will receive Ambassador-Designate Bruce Heyman’s letters of credence on Tuesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at Rideau Hall. Shortly after the ceremony takes place, Ambassador-Designate Heyman will be ...
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Excerpts from Ambassador-Designate Heyman’s Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony in Washington

As prepared for delivery. As the Chief of Mission, I will be the President’s Representative and senior-most government official in Canada. I will represent all Americans, man and woman, young and old, of all races, religions, sexual preferences and political affiliations. The relationship the United States has with Canada is indeed special, but also enduring. ...
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