U.S. delegation travels to the Arctic to bolster partnerships

U.S. delegation travels to the Arctic to bolster partnerships Did you know that the Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) delivers electricity to approximately 14,400 electrical customers across Nunavut by operating 25 stand-alone diesel power plants in 25 communities? QEC is currently working on solar and wind demonstration projects to test the potential of these renewable energy systems …

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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Vancouver

Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Vancouver, Canada December 13, 2018   Location:  British Columbia, Canada. Event:  The U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver is aware of multiple bomb threats reported across Canada and the U.S.  Currently, British Columbia has received 15 bomb threats.  The Consulate is actively monitoring the situation and will follow up with …

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U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and all U.S. Consulates in Canada Closed Wednesday, December 5, 2018

U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and all U.S. Consulates in Canada will be Closed Wednesday, December 5, 2018 To honor President George H. W. Bush, President Trump has directed the closure of all Federal offices for Wednesday, December 5, 2018. In accordance with the President’s directive, the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and all U.S. Consulates in …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada November 27, 2018 Location: Please be aware that on Wednesday, November 28th a protest is scheduled to take place in downtown Montreal from 8:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. Demonstrators will be gathering at 1255 Robert Bourassa Boulevard and then heading to different locations. Actions to Take: Avoid the …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada November 13, 2018 Location: Please be aware that on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, a demonstration organized by Ouighours is scheduled to take place in Montreal from 10am-1pm. Demonstrators will be gathering in front of the U.S. Consulate General at 1155 St. Alexandre Street. It is expected …

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Consul General meets with Steven M. Partyka in Iqaluit, Nunavut

Proudly standing in his dental office in Iqaluit, Dr. Steven M. Partyka is ready to examine his next patient. Originally from New Jersey, Steven spent a few years living in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, before moving to move to Iqaluit in 2009 to run Arctic Circle Dental. Steven is often asked how someone from the northeastern …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General, Montreal, Canada 13 September, 2018 Location: Please be aware that on Thursday, September 13, 2018, a demonstration organized by the employees of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is scheduled to take place in Montreal between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.  Demonstrators will be gathering in front of Place …

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Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Consulate General Vancouver, Canada

Natural Disaster Alert – U.S. Consulate General Vancouver, Canada August 22, 2018 Location:  Alaska Highway in Northern British Columbia. Event:  The Alaska Highway is closed in both directions between Coal River and the British Columbia/Yukon border because of wildfires.  The nearby community of Lower Post, British Columbia has been ordered to evacuate. Actions to Take:  …

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Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Chris – U.S. Consulate General Halifax, Canada

Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Chris – U.S. Consulate General Halifax, Canada (July 9, 2018) Location: Atlantic Canada (Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador) Event:  Environment Canada has issued a Tropical Cyclone Information Statement for Tropical Storm Chris – now forming in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina ( https://weather.gc.ca/hurricane/statements_e.html

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Department of Commerce Initiates Investigation of Imports of Civil Aircraft from Canada

Today, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the initiation of new antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of 100- to 150-seat civil aircraft (civil aircraft) from Canada are being unfairly dumped in the United States, and whether Canadian producers are receiving alleged unfair subsidies.

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Worldwide Caution

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Planned Demonstrations in Montreal

United States Consulate General Montreal, Canada Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Planned Demonstrations in Montreal January 19, 2016 The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens that several demonstrations are expected to take place in downtown Montreal on Friday, January 20, and Saturday, January 21, 2017. At 11:00 am on Friday, January 20, a group of …

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Travel Advisory: Christmas, New Year’s

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations is reminding travelers planning trips across the border into the United States this holiday season to plan ahead and anticipate increased traffic volumes. Border traffic volumes are expected to significantly increase during the upcoming holiday weekends.  All travelers are reminded of a few simple steps …

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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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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Absentee Voting Virtual Town Hall

United States Embassy Ottawa, Canada Message for U.S. Citizens:  Absentee Voting Virtual Town Hall September 23, 2016 The U.S. Embassy will host a virtual town hall meeting for U.S. citizens on September 26 at 2:00 p.m ET.   Ambassador Bruce Heyman and Mrs. Vicki Heyman will open the hour-long video chat, and then turn the floor …

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Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections!

In order to vote in the November 2016 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2016.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to participate in elections as an overseas absentee voter. You can …

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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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Message for U.S. Citizens: IRS 2016 Tax Filing Information

Who Must File? If you are a U.S. citizen or resident alien living or traveling outside the United States, you generally are required to file income tax returns, estate tax returns, and gift tax returns, and pay estimated tax in the same way as those residing in the United States. Your worldwide income is subject …

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