Young Canadian leaders travel to United States as 2018 Youth Ambassadors

July 12, 2018 For immediate release The United States Embassy in Ottawa, in partnership with the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh, World Learning, and Fulbright Canada, is pleased to announce the selection of 13 outstanding Canadian youth community leaders and two Canadian adult educators for the Youth Ambassadors program. The selected ...
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100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Announces New Grant-Winning Institutions

May 29, 2018 For Immediate Release Santander Bank-Sponsored Grant Competition Funds Wilfrid Laurier University’s Indigenous Mobility and Curriculum across Borders exchange program with U.S. counterparts The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas, and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announce the latest Innovation Fund grant winning teams sponsored by Santander Bank in this hemispheric-wide ...
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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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Mammoth tusks repatriated to Canada from the United States into care of Canadian Museum of Nature

Two mammoth tusks have been returned to Canada from the United States after being recovered during an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The tusks have been given to the care of the Canadian Museum of Nature, Canada’s national museum of natural history and natural sciences, where they are housed in the museum’s national ...
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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and the U.S. Embassy Ottawa host one-day expert forum on addressing the opioid crisis in North America

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) and the United States Embassy in Ottawa will host a one-day expert forum on addressing the opioid crisis in North America on Tuesday, March 20.
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Canadians to Attend U.S. Program on Confronting the Opioid Epidemic

Canadian professionals in the fields of health policy, addiction services, toxicology, and law enforcement will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from February 3 to February 24 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The participants will examine initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic, and bolster bilateral partnerships to decrease the number ...
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Canadian to Participate in #HiddenNoMore U.S. Exchange Program on Empowering Women Leaders in STEM

The United States Embassy in Ottawa is pleased to announce that Canadian Indigenous youth rights advocate Madelynn Slade will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from October 9 to 27, as part of an exchange program to explore challenges and opportunities related to empowering women leaders in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin at the Fulbright Orientation Reception

Good evening, everyone, and a big thank you to Fulbright Canada for hosting us this evening. Tonight is a celebration of discovering new friends, colleagues, and opportunities … but if you don’t mind, I’d like to take just a couple of moments for more serious reflection. We have all seen the tragic trail of destruction ...
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Students on Ice Participants Return from Arctic Expedition

U.S. Embassy Ottawa was pleased to welcome participants of the 2017 Students on Ice expedition back to Ottawa on August 23, 2017. Public Affairs staff caught up with the Embassy’s sponsored students and educator over breakfast. The conversation was engaging and inspiring. Also, there was bacon. Students on Ice gives youth a well-rounded and formative ...
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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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Toronto Hosts U.S. and Canadian Academic Institutions Cross-border Collaboration Meeting

On June 23rd, the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto organized a day-long collaboration meeting for 40 U.S. and Canada academic representatives. The event was hosted by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The idea for this meeting was developed in partnership with Scott Clerk (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) and Ni Jadon (McMaster University) who ...
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U.S. Exchange Program pairs Canadian Experts with U.S. Counterparts to Heal the Wounds of Human Trafficking

Canadian professionals in the fields of disability services, victim advocacy, and law enforcement will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from June 19 to July 7 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
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Consulate Toronto Speaker Bureau visits area schools

The U.S. Consulate Toronto’s Speakers Bureau Program continues to serve as an effective platform which allows the U.S. diplomats to engage high-school students in Ontario in discussions. During the visits, the themes of speeches and presentations vary from American culture, sports, history to economics, foreign policy and international relations as well as mutual values and ...
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U.S. Exhibits Celebrate 150 Years of Friendship with Canada

As Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation, the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto presents two photographic exhibitions Northern Stars and Eyes on the Arctic.  The exhibitions are free and open to the general public.  The bilingual, multimedia displays showcase the historic relationship between the United States and Canada, our shared Arctic heritage, and U.S.-Canada cooperation ...
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Toronto Consulate Celebrates International Education Week

To celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide and empower youth through international education, the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto visited several schools and universities to celebrate International Education Week. On November 10, 2016, Consul General Juan Alsace spoke to American Studies Students at Glendon College of York University. He gave a short ...
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EducationUSA at Toronto’s Father John Redmond Secondary School

On November 3, Toronto Public Affairs Cultural Assistant, Claudia Valladolid, represented Education USA at Father John Redmond Secondary School in Etobicoke, Ontario. This annual university and college fair included over 25 United States institutions and featured break-out and educational counseling sessions for the students. Claudia gave three presentations on Education USA to students, parents and ...
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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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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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Facebook Chat on U.S. Student Visas

On October 12, 2016, the Public Affairs and Consular Sections of the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto hosted a live Facebook chat on U.S. student visas. The chat started with a short video presentation by Consular Officers Amelia VanderLaan and Ann Marie Warmenhoven followed by a Q&A session. During the chat , the officers shared information ...
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Consulate Toronto Participates in Study Abroad Expo

On October 1-2, 2016, alumni from the Killam and Fulbright Programs joined representatives from the Consular and Public Affairs Sections of the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto at the Study Abroad Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The team spoke to hundreds of students who were thinking of studying abroad in the USA. High ...
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Consulate Toronto Participates in Go Global Expo

On Saturday, September 24 and 25, 2016, representatives from the Killam and Fulbright Programs, and Consular and Public Affairs Sections of the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto spoke to hundreds of students who were thinking of studying abroad in the USA at the Go Global Expo at Ryerson University. High numbers of students visited the ...
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Canadians Travel to United States for Program on Anti-Radicalization and Countering Violent Extremism among Youth

Canadian community leaders will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from July 18 to August 5 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
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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 16 outstanding Canadian youth community leaders and two Canadian adult educators for the Youth Ambassadors Program. The selected participants represent a variety of backgrounds and hail from across Canada. ...
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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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Toronto Supports Education USA at U.S. College Expo

On April 30, Cultural Assistant Claudia Valladolid, EducationUSA Advisor Jenika Heim, and two members of the Toronto Consular team, represented Education USA at the U.S. College Expo at the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The U.S. College Expo is Canada’s largest U.S-specific university fair with universities and college representatives from more than 70 institutions. The ...
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2016 Fishackathon Toronto: A Success in Developing Technological Solutions to Protect Fisheries

On April 22, Consul General Juan Alsace delivered opening remarks at Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto to officially launch Fishackathon 2016 Toronto. This three-day event was hosted by the Consulate General Toronto, in partnership with the U.S. Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships, PortsToronto, IBM, Coca Cola, the City of Toronto, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment ...
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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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Promoting Study and Work in the USA

Are you interested in studying or working in the USA? This fall, staff from the U.S. Consulate in Vancouver traveled to numerous events to provide resources and information for Canadians and third-country nationals resident in Canada who want to study or work in America. UBC’s Alumni Centre invited the Consulate to speak at Your Next ...
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CG VanKoughnett Welcomes Wellesley Middle School Students

During a three-day trip to Quebec, forty 8th grade French language students from Wellesley Middle School in Massachusetts visited the CG’s residence. The CG and Mrs. VanKoughnett talked to the students about the Foreign Service and living overseas. The students were an attentive and inquisitive group, asking many excellent questions. They presented CG VanKoughnett with ...
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Canadian Growth in Open Doors Report

A new report from the Institute of International Education has found that the number of Canadian enrolled in U.S. higher education increased last year by 3.5% percent, while the country remained one of the top 5 places of origin for international students studying in the United States. The 2014 Open Doors Report on International Educational ...
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Embassy Gives Two Students and One Researcher the Opportunity to Participate in the Students on Ice 2014 Arctic Expedition

U.S. Embassy Ottawa is helping to fund the participation of two American students and one researcher in this year’s Students on Ice 2014 Arctic Expedition. The Embassy has an ongoing association with the Students on Ice program. It is pleased this year, for the first time, to be able to offer funding for student and ...
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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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Canadian Women in the Political Field Participate in Women in Politics IVLP

Nine women working in the political field will visit Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities from May 12 to May 17 as participants in an International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) on Women in Politics in the U.S. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. ...
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100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative in Canada

The U.S. Embassy in Ottawa is pleased to announce that Canadian Higher Educational Institutions (“HEI”) are now included the 100,000 Strong in the Americas initiative. 100,000 Strong in the Americas was launched by President Obama with a goal of getting 100,000 U.S. students to study abroad in the Americas, and 100,000 foreign students from throughout ...
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Shale Discussion at uOttawa

Last week, Dr. Edward Morse, Global head of Commodities Research for Citigroup, gave a presentation at the University of Ottawa titled “The Shale Revolution in the United States and the New Geopolitics of Energy.” The presentation was part of a discussion on how the development of shale has transformed the United States energy picture from ...
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