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Foreign Commercial Service Officer Visits Vancouver

Cindy Biggs, the Principal Commercial Officer at the US Consulate General in Calgary, visited Vancouver to attend the 1st Annual Indigenous Energy Summit , and the BC Association of Mineral Exploration (AME)’s 2014 Mineral Exploration Roundup . We talked with her about some of the work the Commercial Service does to help facilitate the movement of goods, services, and individuals more swiftly across the Canada-US ...
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Toronto Energy Talks

North American energy independence is a topic often dissected in the news these days so the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto hosted a roundtable discussion on the matter. American speakers were brought to Canada as part of a larger full-day conference put on by the University of Toronto titled Fueling the Future. A professor from ...
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Consulate Launches Facebook Page

In a speech to a group of high school students in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Obama reiterated the spirit of diversity that defines the American nation. Reminding his audience of the importance of preserving and embracing their history, he stated, “…we define ourselves as a nation of immigrants. That’s who we are—in our bones…immigrants helped ...
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First Nations Educator heads to D.C.

Five Canadians in the education sector are visiting Washington, D.C., now as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Higher Education in the America. This program enables Canadians who are emerging leaders in their professional field to observe U.S. institutions and culture first-hand, and to meet with professional counterparts ...
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