The Public Affairs Section of the United States Consulate in Toronto explains and advocates American policy, acts as a focal point for media and cultural relations, and works to strengthen the bilateral relationship through people to people linkages.
The Public Affairs Officer or PAO functions as the Consul General’s and the Consulate’s senior advisor on public affairs and public diplomacy.
The Public Affairs section works closely with academia, culture, media, business, government and the private sector in Ontario to provide authoritative information on U.S. government policies and programs. Please contact us for information on outreach programs. We do not respond to Visa questions from the general public.
U.S. Commercial Service
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture represents the interests of U.S. farmers, ranchers, and agribusinesses in overseas markets. In Canada, FAS offices in Ottawa, Toronto, and Montréal assist U.S. exporters of agricultural products to Canada, work with the Canadian government to facilitate trade, and provide information on the Canadian agricultural market to U.S. agricultural stakeholders.
FAS and more than 40 U.S. trade associations active in the market are proud to offer foods and beverages that are innovative, fresh and safe and provide good value to Canadians under the Taste USA brand. Please visit www.TasteUSA.ca for further information on U.S. products, U.S. industry representatives in Canada and upcoming promotional events.
Canada is the largest export market for U.S. high-value and consumer-oriented agricultural products. The U.S. exported $21 billion of food and agricultural products to Canada in 2019. In turn, the United States is the largest export market for Canada’s agricultural products. Reports on the Canadian market and trade are available through the FAS Global Agricultural Information Network.
Phone: 1 (416) 640-8683
Agricultural Marketing Specialist