U.S. Embassy Ottawa Welcomes Ambassador Kelly Craft to Canada

United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft presented her letters of credence to Governor General of Canada Julie Payette on October 23 at Rideau Hall. We are pleased to offer an introductory video about Ambassador Craft and her background for Canadians to get to know her. You can find the video on our Facebook page and YouTube channel . ...
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The U.S. Consulate General Quebec celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation

  “This year, Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary of Confederation. We join you in honoring this moment while remembering our longstanding ties. The United States and Canada share more than just a border, we share a common history and a set of values. We enjoy the world’s largest bilateral relationship, and a unique and special ...
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US Embassy Ottawa Opens Its Doors

For the sixth consecutive year, the United States Embassy in Ottawa was pleased to open its doors to the public as part of Doors Open Ottawa. Welcoming visitors in his office, Ambassador Bruce Heyman personally greeted approximately 600 people to the June 6 event, answering questions from visitors about life as an Ambassador and quizzing ...
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The Polar Sea

Yesterday the Embassy co-hosted a pair of screenings of The Polar Sea, a documentary offering a panoramic view of the Arctic and its numerous aspects. The morning screening was presented at the University of Ottawa, alongside the University’s Environment, Society and Policy Group. The event featured a condensed version of the film, and was followed ...
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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 Shows its Pride

U.S. Embassy Ottawa was a proud program partner for this year’s Capital Pride Week, and a few lucky Embassy staffers spent a FABULOUS week taking part in the festivities! It all started last Monday, August 18th, when Ambassador and Mrs. Heyman helped to raise the rainbow flag outside of Ottawa City Hall alongside Mayor (and ...
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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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Canada Day Message from Ambassador Heyman

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman wishes to release the following statement on the occasion of Canada Day: “On the 147th anniversary of your Confederation, Vicki and I want to wish all of Canada a very happy Canada Day. “The closeness of our national holidays reflects the nature of our countries’ relationship. Each year, it ...
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Ambassador Bruce Heyman Presents Letters of Credence

“I come with a message from the American people to all Canadians: Thank you.” Ambassador Bruce Heyman presented letters of credence to His Excellency David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada on April 8, 2014, officially becoming the 23rd United States Ambassador to Canada. In remarks to the media following the ceremony, Ambassador Heyman said ...
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Embassy Donates “American Shelf” of Books, DVDs and E-Readers to Nunavut Arctic College

At a ceremonial presentation to the Nunavut Arctic College, the Embassy’s Chargé D’Affaires Rich Sanders presented a few books to represent the donation of an “American shelf” to the Nunavut Premier, The Honourable Peter Taptuna, at the Northern Lights 2014 Conference in Ottawa on January 29, 2014. The American Shelf, with a value of over ...
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