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  • Flags of member nations are displayed during the Arctic Coast Guard Forum (ACGF), a cooperative initiative between nations with shared maritime interests in the Arctic, at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, March 25, 2015. The ACGF is an operationally-focused organization that strengthens maritime cooperation and coordination in the Arctic between member nations Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Russian Federation, and the United States. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley)

    Arctic Coast Guard Forum

    Member countries of the Arctic Council recently gathered in Washington for a two-day Arctic Coast Guard Forum (ACGF) Experts Meeting.

  •  Girl Scouts compete in the Mission Ocean Challenge during the USS California Science Experience at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division. The public event was intended to introduce students to real world applications of science, technology, engineering and math as part of NSWC Corona's continuing efforts to identify and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Photo credit: U.S. Navy photo by Greg Vojtko.

    Women's History Month 2015

    To mark Women's History Month, the Embassy showcasing advancements in women's history with a poster show highlighting female groundbreakers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) -- past, present and future.

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  • DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and Canadian Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney sign a preclearance agreement. (Credit Ambassador Bruce Heyman/US Embassy Ottawa)

    U.S.-Canada Preclearance Agreement

    The United States and Canada have signed a new preclearance agreement that will help Americans and Canadians alike cross the border more smoothly.

  • Ambassador Bruce Heyman, Marie Watt and Vicki Heyman. (Credit US Embassy Ottawa)

    Contemporary Conversations Launches

    The Nation's capital got a taste of American Contemporary Art, with the official launch of the U.S. Embassy Ottawa's Contemporary Conversations: Art in Embassies series.

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  •  Cargo Trucks Cross the Ambassador Bridge From Detroit to Windsor (Credit AP Images)

    To Cross-Border Trade -- And Beyond

    Ambassador Heyman wrote recently in the Globe and Mail about the size of the US-Canada trade relationship -- but also how there's still lots of room to grow!

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  • 27 March 2015: Arctic Coast Guard Forum

    Citing an increasing need to ensure safety, security, and stewardship of Arctic waters, member countries of the Arctic Council gathered at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Wednesday in Washington for a two-day Arctic Coast Guard Forum (ACGF) Experts Meeting.

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The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated October 10, 2014.

For more information on Department of State Travel Guidances, please visit travel.state.gov.

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