Celebrating Ottawa Capital Pride 2016!

Ottawa’s local weather service will tell you it rained on this weekend’s downtown Pride parade, but onlookers will attest there was not a dampened spirit in sight as the city’s LGBTI community and supporters turned out with great enthusiasm to celebrate Ottawa Capital Pride 2016 ! Gamely leading the parade through varying intensities of precipitation were Ottawa Capital Pride’s ... Read More»

Ambassador Heyman’s Statement on the Shooting in Orlando

As a mark of respect for the victims of the tragic and senseless acts of violence that‎ occurred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, the United States Embassy in Ottawa, Canada, will make available a condolence book for members of the public and diplomatic community who wish to express their sympathy to the victims and ... Read More»

Special Envoy Berry Travel to Canada

Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry will travel to Ottawa, Canada, January 12–13, to participate in various LGBTI meetings with civil society groups and various government officials. For updates on the U.S. Government’s human rights work, visit www.humanrights.gov ; the DRL Twitter account, @State_DRL ; or Special Envoy Berry’s Twitter account, @RandyBerry . ... Read More»
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