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Readout of Defense Secretary Hagel’s Meeting With Canada’s Minister of Defense

Secretary Hagel met in Mexico City today with Canadian Minister of Defense Rob Nicholson. The two leaders were in Mexico to attend the second North American Defense Ministry principals meeting between the defense ministers of the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Secretary Hagel and Minister Nicholson discussed a range of issues of mutual concern, to include ...
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Earth Day Art Contest

Consul Scott Whitmore delivered prizes to the top three winners in the U.S. Consulate’s 2014 Earth Day Art Contest. We had a record number of entries received this year so the job of the judges was a tough one but Grade 5 student Leah of Hammonds Plains Consolidated School was our first place winner. She ...
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Ottawa Public Library and U.S. Embassy Ottawa Set to Officially Open New Imagine Space

The Ottawa Public Library (OPL) and U.S. Embassy Ottawa will officially launch their new makerspace entitled Imagine Space – An American Corner on April 23 at 4:00 p.m. at the Nepean Centrepointe branch of the Ottawa Public Library. The space will be open to the public at 5:00 p.m., following the launch. The official launch will ...
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Passing of the Right Honourable Herb Gray

The United States Embassy in Canada is saddened to learn of the passing of the Right Honourable Herb Gray, former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, longest continuously-serving Member of Parliament in Canadian history, and recipient of the Embassy’s inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award. A participant in the State Department’s 1967 International Visitor program, Mr. Gray was honored ...
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