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Canada Day Celebration

July 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm CDT

/ Free

July 1, 2020, marks not only Canada Day, but also the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis.

As part of the day’s events, Global Minnesota will host an online “armchair discussion” webinar featuring prominent Minnesotans, each speaking about a different aspect of the Canada-Minnesota relationship.

Join Ariel Delouya, Consul General of Canada in Minneapolis, and Mark Ritchie, Global Minnesota President, as they host an online panel conversation covering arts and culture, the important economic ties between Minnesota and Canada, a focused look at the Minnesota-Canada border, and the cooperative measures to protect our shared environment, specifically related to trans-boundary water management and climate protection.

The program will also include a warm welcome message from The Honorable Tim Walz, Governor of Minnesota.


Laura Bishop, Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

David J. Fraher, President Emeritus and Senior Advisor to the CEO/Arts Midwest

Gabrielle Gerbaud, Executive Director, Minnesota Trade Office

Bill Maddocks, Acting Chief Patrol Agent, U.S. Border Patrol

Presented in partnership with Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis


July 1, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm