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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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Colloquium on Quebec’s U.S. strategy

Consul General Andrew Parker, along with staff from the Political and Economic section, Public Affairs section, and Homeland Security Investigation unit participated in a colloquium on Quebec’s U.S. strategy at the École nationale d’administration publique ( ÉNAP ), organized by the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur les relations internationales du Canada et du Québec ( CIRRICQ ), ...
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American Agriculture on Display at Annual CPMA Event

Dozens of American agricultural producers and exporters participated in the annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA)’s Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Vancouver Convention Centre last week. The event is CPMA’s keystone event and Canada’s largest event dedicated to the fruit and vegetable industry. The event provides a unique forum for industry leaders to ...
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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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A Special Screening of the film Girl Rising In celebration of International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, please join us for a special screening of the inspirational film “Girl Rising” on Friday, March 7 at 2:30 pm at Cineplex Odeon (2190 McGillivray) . Tickets $25. Proceeds of ticket sales will go to the Girl Rising Movement and a local NGO, The Winnipeg Boldness Project. Girl Rising is a ground-breaking feature film about the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to transform societies. The ...
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