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25 Jan, 2017, 10:09 ET Canada 150th Anniversary Celebration in New Mexico

New Mexico's international trade with its third-largest export market will be the topic of discussion at a press conference at 1:00 p.m. Thursday,...


24 Oct, 2016, 17:15 ET Canada Announces Arrival of Khawar Nasim as Consul General in Minneapolis

The Government of Canada announces the arrival of Khawar Nasim as Consul General in Minneapolis, responsible for the five-state region of...


29 Oct, 2012, 06:00 ET Canada Announces Jamshed Merchant as Consul General in Minneapolis

 The Government of Canada announces the arrival of Jamshed Merchant as Consul General in Minneapolis, responsible for a five-state region...


20 Jun, 2012, 10:30 ET The Canada-U.S. Beyond the Border Action Plans: What do they mean for Minnesota?

Fewer duplicate inspections, reduced delays at the border, more trusted traders, less paperwork, and more  On Thursday, June 28, the...


10 Mar, 2011, 19:09 ET Today is 'Canada Day' at the North Dakota State Capitol

North Dakota Governor and Legislature Honor Strong Relations with Canada Today Canada's senior representative in the Upper Midwest, Consul...


24 Jan, 2011, 16:16 ET Today Is 'Canada Day' at the South Dakota State Capitol

South Dakota Legislature Passes Resolution Honoring Strong State Relations with Canada This afternoon the South Dakota Legislature passed a...


19 Jan, 2011, 15:00 ET Canada Day at the Capitol Monday, January 24

South Dakota Legislature to Consider Resolutions Recognizing Important South Dakota-Canada Relationship On Monday, January 24, the South Dakota...


12 May, 2010, 15:57 ET Canada Focus of May 12 Meetings on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

On Wednesday, May 12, Canada's Minneapolis-based Consul General, Martin Loken, will meet with Members of Congress from the Upper Midwest in...


26 Mar, 2010, 10:00 ET Canadian Ambassador, Governor Pawlenty Celebrate Cross-Border Commerce, 40th Anniversary of Canadian Consulate in Minnesota

Canada's Ambassador to the US came to Minnesota today to talk with Governor Pawlenty and local business representatives about the economic...


25 Mar, 2010, 11:12 ET Canadian Ambassador, Governor Pawlenty to Discuss Cross-Border Commerce Friday, March 26

On Friday, March 26, Canada's Ambassador to the US, Gary Doer, and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty will discuss the importance of cross-border...


15 Mar, 2010, 12:30 ET Today is 'Canada Day' at the Capitol

Nebraska Unicameral Resolution, Governor Proclamation Honor Strong State Relations with Canada Today the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature passed...


12 Mar, 2010, 14:13 ET Canada Day at the Capitol Monday, March 15

Nebraska Unicameral to Pass Resolution Recognizing Important Nebraska-Canada Relationship On Monday, March 15, the Nebraska Unicameral...


01 Mar, 2010, 14:23 ET Today is 'Canada Day' at the Capitol

Minnesota House, Senate Pass Resolutions Honoring Strong State Relations with Canada Today the Minnesota State Senate and House of...


17 Feb, 2010, 12:18 ET Today is 'Canada Day' at Iowa Statehouse

Iowa House, Senate Pass Resolutions Honoring Strong State Relations with Canada Today the Iowa State Senate and the State House of...


16 Feb, 2010, 11:34 ET Canada Day at the Iowa Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 17

Iowa House, Senate to Pass Resolution Recognizing Important Iowa-Canada Relationship On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the Iowa State Senate and House of...


10 Feb, 2010, 13:25 ET Canada's Twin Cities Office Wishes Minnesota Athletes Good Luck at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games

Canada's top diplomat in the Upper Midwest says he wishes the best of luck to all Minnesota athletes competing at the Vancouver Winter Olympics...


07 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Cooperation, Partnership and Dedication to Security Making the Canada-U.S. Border Work

SEATTLE, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of U.S. State Legislators, including Texas State Senator Eliot Shapleigh of El Paso, recently...


18 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET 'Cinema Canada' Feature Film Showcases Career of Hockey's Greatest Superstar

DETROIT, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 'Cinema Canada' will bring to Hockeytown the story of Maurice 'Rocket' Richard, arguably the most...


07 May, 2007, 01:00 ET Canadian and U.S. Biotechnology Companies Forging New Partnerships at the 2007 BIO International Convention

BOSTON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As 80 Canadian biotech companies cross the border into New England this week for the 2007 BIO International...