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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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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Canadians Travel to United States for Global Digital Leaders Exchange

Two Canadian experts in digital governance will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from October 22 to November 5, along with 23 other participants from around the world, in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
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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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Fulbright Celebrates 25 Years in Canada

This year marks the Silver Jubilee of Fulbright Canada. This institution lies at the heart of educational exchange between the United States and Canada. Celebrations across the country will honor the vision of U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, a man who believed educational exchange provides the foundation for successful diplomacy and vibrant bilateral trade, as ...
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Canadians Head to Washington for Exchange on Food Security and Agricultural Development

Experts working in the field of food security in Canada are visiting Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from September 14 – October 2 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to explore U.S.-Canadian cooperation in food security. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by the U.S. ...
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Young Canadian Leaders Head to United States as Youth Ambassadors

The U.S. Embassy, in conjunction with the State University of New York (SUNY) in Plattsburgh and Fulbright Canada, is pleased to announce the selection of 15 outstanding Canadian youth community leaders and two Canadian adult educators for the Youth Ambassadors Program. More than 150 people across Canada applied for this program. The selected participants represent ...
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Fulbright Awards for U.S. Scholars

Are you an American student or scholar interested in studying in Canada? Here’s a chance to spend a semester visiting your neighbor to the North! These Fulbright Awards provide approximately 50 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. The 2016-17 competition closes August ...
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Canadians Head to Washington for Program on Disability Issues

Canadian experts who work on accessibility issues for persons with disabilities will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from June 8-17 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). They will review the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act, enacted 25 years ago,and will share best practices and developments in advocacy for ...
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Canadians Head to Washington for IVLP on Transportation Safety and Security

Experts working in the field of transportation in Canada will visit Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities from April 13 to May 1 as participants in an International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) looking at best practices for improving transportation safety and security. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by ...
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Canadians Head to Washington for IVLP on Eliminating Violence Against Women

Experts working to combat violence against women in Canada will visit Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities from February 18-28 as participants in an International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) looking at best practices in the preventing and dealing domestic violence. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by the U.S. ...
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Canadians Head to Washington for Environmental IVLP

A group of Canadians in the resources industry, government and NGO sectors will visit Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities from January 12-30 as participants in an International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) on principles and practices behind solving environmental challenges in the resources sector. Participants will interact with counterparts and experts in the U.S. The ...
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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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Embassy Sends Canadians to Small Business Network of the Americas International Sister Center Workshop

U.S. Embassy Ottawa is providing funding for 19 Canadian small business development experts to travel to Grapevine, TX, near Dallas, to participate in the Small Business Network of the Americas 2nd Annual International Sister Center Workshop. The workshop is being offered by the U.S. Department of State in collaboration with the U.S. Embassies in Canada ...
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Embassy Grant Helps Level The Ice For Young Hockey Players

Last week in Ottawa, 20 young Canadian hockey players from disadvantaged backgrounds got a chance to receive elite hockey coaching and training thanks to Level the Ice. Made possible by a Community Leadership Program Grant from the Embassy and Fulbright Canada,  Level the Ice was a weeklong hockey training camp at the Sensplex in Kanata, Ontario. Open to ...
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Young Canadian Leaders Headed to U.S. for Youth Ambassador Program

The U.S. Embassy, in conjunction with the State University of New York (SUNY) in Plattsburgh and Fulbright Canada, are pleased to announce the selection of 18 Canadian youth and three Canadian adult educators for a Youth Ambassadors Program. Over 150 people across Canada applied for this program and 21 participants were selected from a variety ...
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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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Canadians Head to Washington for IVLP Program on Interfaith Dialogue and Human Rights

Four Canadians will visit Washington, D.C. and other U.S. cities from June 16 to July 4 as participants in an International Visitors’ Leadership Program (IVLP) on Interfaith Dialogue and Human Rights in the U.S. The program is organized by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The goals of ...
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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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CLP Grant Recipients Announced

The United States Embassy in Canada and Fulbright Canada are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 Community Leadership Program (CLP) grants. The CLP supports Canadian alumni of U.S. government exchange programs who would like to make a contribution in their community. The CLP provides up to $8,000 on a competitive basis to groups ...
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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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Youth Ambassadors Program Application Process Now Open

The Youth Ambassadors Program with Canada is a three week exchange designed for Canadians to go to the U.S.A. Conducted in the English language, the program brings together high school students and adult mentors from Canada to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and prepare youth to make a difference in their communities. Program themes ...
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