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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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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United States-Canada Joint Arctic Leaders’ Statement

President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau are proud to launch actions ensuring a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and ecosystem.
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U.S., Canada Celebrate Centennial of Landmark Migratory Bird Treaty

The skies of North America today provide the backdrop for celebrating a century of conservation of one group of Earth's most treasured animals: migratory birds. On this date in 1916, the first Migratory Bird Treaty was signed between the United States and Canada. Today, the two nations mark the monumental success of this agreement.
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NASA studies details of a greening Arctic

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada. In a changing climate, almost a third of the land cover -- much of it Arctic tundra -- is looking more like landscapes found in warmer ecosystems.
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Out of this World: NASA Scientists Encourage Canadian Girls to Pursue Careers in STEM

U.S. Embassy Ottawa was over the moon to host National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Chief Scientist Dr. Ellen Stofan and Chief Technologist Dr. David Miller on May 19 as they addressed about 50 young women interested in pursuing higher education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
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Ambassador Underscores Importance of Marine Conservation in Advance of Our Ocean Conference

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman underscored the importance of the responsible management of the marine environment when he spoke at a May 9 panel discussion on marine planning, co-hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa and World Wildlife Fund-Canada.
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Technovation Challenge 2016: A coding success!

Congratulations to team “Pentagen” from the Earl of March Secondary School, whose original mobile app came in first place at this year’s Technovation Challenge at Carleton University on April 30. The app, called Connectsitter , is designed to connect parents with babysitters in their community. The team of five young women will advance to the semi-finals, where their ...
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USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub Form Partnership with Natural Resources Canada

Because the United States and Canada share a similar set of values and challenges related to climate impacts on forests and agricultural lands, the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub is actively working with Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Forest Service to share scientific and technical expertise pertaining to climate change adaptation, resources and tools.
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Technovation Challenge 2016 Inspires Girls to Pursue Careers in Technology

The Ottawa Chapter of Women Power Technology , with support from the Embassy of the United States in Ottawa, will host the final competition of the Technovation Challenge on April 30 at Carleton University. More than 100 girls will conclude a 12-week program on technology and innovation as they pitch their original apps to a panel of judges. WHAT: Technovation ...
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FTC, CRTC Sign Anti-Spam Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding

The Federal Trade Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to strengthen cross-border cooperation regarding Do Not Call and anti-spam enforcement matters.
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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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US, Canada Aim to Improve Lake Erie Water Quality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Canada's Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna today announced that Canada and the U.S. have adopted targets to reduce phosphorus entering affected areas of Lake Erie by 40 percent.
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