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Diplomats for Equality Joint Statement – 2023 Capital Pride Festival

We, Canada and the diplomatic missions of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Uruguay proudly support the 2023 Capital Pride Festival as a celebration of diversity and inclusion around the world. Read More»

Weather Alert for U.S. Citizens – Hurricane Season 2023

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the Hurricane Season which lasts through November 2023 and regularly affects coastal parts of Canada. Hurricane Season in the Atlantic begins June 1 and runs through November 30.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center expects the 2023 season to be above-normal.  The season has already produced eight named storms as of August ... Read More»

Wildfire Alert: British Columbia

Location: Various locations in the central interior and southeastern portions of British Columbia. Event:  Due to the numerous wildfires threatening communities in the province, and the Okanagan region in general, the British Columbia government issued a province-wide state of emergency , on August 18, 2023. Thousands of people are under evacuation orders, and tens of thousands more are on ... Read More»