Canada and the United States: Strengthening Our Alliance

The Secretary will travel to Ottawa, Canada, on August 22, where he will meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland to discuss our strong bilateral relationship and ways to broaden and deepen our economic and security ties.

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The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Invites International Applicants for the 2020 Professional Fellows Program

The Department of State is pleased to announce that applications for the 2020 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program will be accepted through September 18, 2019. This year, the Fellows Program has been expanded to 280 participants and will include fellows from Canada for the first time.

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Canadian Students Now Eligible for NASA International Internship Program

July 20, 2019 For immediate release OTTAWA – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and the United States Embassy in Ottawa are pleased to announce that for the first time, Canadian students will be eligible to participate in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Program. “NASA inspires the next generation …

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Young Canadian leaders travel to United States as Youth Ambassadors

OTTAWA – The United States Embassy in Ottawa, in partnership with the State University of New York (SUNY) at Plattsburgh, World Learning, and Fulbright Canada, is pleased to announce the selection of 13 outstanding Canadian youth community leaders for the 2019 Youth Ambassadors Program.

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United States Embassy in Ottawa Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

  OTTAWA – The United States Embassy in Ottawa will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with out-of-this-world visual displays featuring iconic images from space on the Embassy’s exterior. The displays will include a light show projection of two iconic images from space onto the North and South faces of the …

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U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft Welcomes Canada’s Commitment to NASA’s Lunar Gateway Program

Statement by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft: “Human space exploration inspires the next generation to dream the impossible and is a catalyst for economic development and the advancement of scientific knowledge and new technologies that improve our lives. Today, we found out that our closest friend and partner – Canada – is going to …

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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

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 education initiative, including Wilfrid Laurier University’s Indigenous Mobility and Curriculum across Borders exchange program with U.S. counterparts.

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Public Invited to U.S. Memorial Day Ceremony at Deadman’s Island, Halifax

Historians have concluded that nearly 200 American Prisoners of the War of 1812 died while confined on Melville Island, on the Northwest Arm in Halifax, and are buried on Deadman’s Island. On Monday, May 28 from 11:00a.m.–12:00p.m., the U.S. Consulate General in Halifax and U.S. Navy Exchange Officers in Halifax will honor these American servicemen. …

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

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).

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Canadians to Attend U.S. Program on Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization through Community Empowerment

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).

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Seven Canadian Mayors to attend Workshop on Countering Violent Extremism

The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, in partnership with the Strong Cities Network, has invited seven mayors and other representatives from Canadian cities to Washington, D.C., for a workshop January 24, 2018, with American and international mayors on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE).

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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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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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Happy 150th, Canada!

In commemoration of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa is featuring congratulatory messages from governors of U.S. states bordering Canada in an exhibit now available for public viewing on the U.S. Embassy’s Mackenzie Avenue outer fence. The exhibit will be on display from June 2 until the first week of July.

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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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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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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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Celebrating Ottawa Capital Pride 2016!

Ottawa’s local weather service will tell you it rained on this weekend’s downtown Pride parade, but onlookers will attest there was not a dampened spirit in sight as the city’s LGBTI community and supporters turned out with great enthusiasm to celebrate Ottawa Capital Pride 2016 ! Gamely leading the parade through varying intensities of precipitation were Ottawa Capital Pride’s …

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Public Affairs Small Grants Program FY 2015

Please note that this grant opportunity is now closed. Check back later this fall for next year’s call for grants! U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Request for Applications Announcement U.S. EMBASSY OTTAWA PUBLIC AFFAIRS SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM Announcement Type: Grant Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Ottawa Public Affairs Small Grants Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number: SCA-525-15-GR001 …

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