Canadians to Attend U.S. Program on Health Surveillance in the Arctic

May 15, 2018 For Immediate Release   OTTAWA – Canadian professionals in the fields of public health and veterinary medicine will visit Minneapolis, MN, and Anchorage and Fairbanks, AK, from May 15 to 25 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The participants will explore emerging methods and programs for surveilling human, animal, ...
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Canadians to Attend U.S. Program on Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization through Community Empowerment

May 7, 2018 For Immediate Release   OTTAWA – Canadian professionals in the fields of public policy, law enforcement, and non-profit leadership will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from May 7 to 25 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The participants will examine initiatives to reduce barriers that traditionally impede ...
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Consular Services Available in Grande Prairie 2018

For Immediate Release: CONSULAR SERVICES AVAILABLE IN GRANDE PRAIRIE 2018 THURSDAY APRIL 26TH BY APPOINTMENT ONLY A consular officer from the United States Consulate General in Calgary will be in Grande Prairie THURSDAY APRIL 26TH to provide consular services to U.S. citizens. The Officer will take applications for passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad and ...
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Canadian Professionals from Calgary and Edmonton participate in U.S. Program on Countering Violent Extremism

April 4, 2018 For Immediate Release   CALGARY – Eight Canadian professionals in the fields of law enforcement, municipal government, violence prevention, and community organization will visit Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Nevada, and San Bernardino, California, on a 10-day program on countering violent extremism (CVE). The program is organized by the U.S. Consulate General in ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Calgary: Planned Demonstration January 8th, 2018

United States Consulate Calgary, Canada Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Planned Demonstration January 8th, 2018 The U.S. Consulate in Calgary informs U.S. citizens of planned demonstrations at City Hall Plaza, across the street from the U.S. Consulate on January 8th, 2018, from approximately 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Local authorities are aware of the demonstration ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens in Calgary: Planned Demonstration September 2, 2017

The U.S. Consulate General Calgary informs U.S. citizens of demonstrations scheduled to take place outside of Calgary City Hall on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A visible police presence with street closures and traffic congestion is likely.  The Consulate has advised its employees to avoid the area during the ...
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Young Canadian leaders travel to United States as Youth Ambassadors

Media Advisory July 18, 2017 For immediate release Young Canadian leaders travel to United States as Youth Ambassadors The U.S. Embassy, in conjunction with the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh and Fulbright Canada, is pleased to announce the selection of 18 outstanding Canadian youth community leaders and two Canadian adult educators ...
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American Gifts for a Canadian Birthday: The U.S. Mission to Canada Tells a Story of Friendship to Honor 150 Years

"Canada 150" is the talk of the country in 2017. To mark the occasion, the U.S. Mission to Canada designed two bilingual exhibits that are touring the country over the course of the year. "Northern Stars" chronicles 150 years of U.S.-Canadian relations.
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CBP Offers Tips to Expedite Cross-Border Travel during Busy Easter Weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers that there will be increased traffic volumes associated with Good Friday and Easter weekend beginning April 14; however there are a number of tips to help expedite cross-border travel.
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U.S. Embassy, Consulates Launch Voter Outreach Initiatives during Absentee Voter Week

In recognition of the U.S. Federal Voting Assistance Program’s Absentee Voter Week (September 26-October 3), the U.S. Embassy and U.S. consulates throughout Canada will offer a series of events designed to encourage voter participation by U.S. citizens residing in Canada and to provide information on voting procedures for Americans residing outside the United States.
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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 ...
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2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Delegates from Canada

The Embassy of the United States in Ottawa announces that 12 Canadian participants have been selected as delegates to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which will take place June 22-24, 2016 in Palo Alto, California.
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Canadians Travel to United States for Program on Educational Exchanges

Senior administrators from Canadian universities and colleges will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from June 5 to June 15 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). They will have the opportunity to learn strategies for expanding international student exchange programs and strengthen professional coordination with academic administrators in the United States. ...
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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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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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Canadians Travel to United States for Program on Women in STEM Professions

Canadian experts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from March 21-29 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). They will have the opportunity to learn about U.S. policy initiatives and programs to strengthen STEM education and career paths among women, particularly in under-served and ...
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Canadians Travel to United States for Program on Anti-Radicalization and Combating Violent Extremism

Canadian experts who work on countering violent extremism among youth will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from March 7-25 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 www.canada.usvisa-info.com or ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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