QUEBEC CITY, 3 10 2016: Today ambassador Henk van der Zwan is officially on the job: he presented his credentials today to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.
Karsten Klein, Deputy Mayor of the City of the Hague and Councillor Economic Affairs, Harbours, Welfare and Health, visited Ottawa from the Netherlands on September 26th and 27th. This provided for an excellent opportunity for a get-together in Canada’s capital to explore the differences and similarities between Ottawa and The Hague.
This morning the families of the victims of the MH17 disaster were briefed by the Joint Investigation Team on the initial findings of the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17. These findings concern the weapon used to down flight MH17, the location from which it was fired and the Buk missile system’s route of transport.
The much anticipated Canada 150 tulip is making its way into all Home Hardware Stores across Canada. This limited edition bulb, created as the official tulip of Canada's 150th anniversary is available exclusively at Home Hardware in limited quantities.
Toronto-based Nymity, a global research company specializing in accountability, risk, and compliance solutions, has announced its expansion to The Hague. Nymity’s new office in the Netherlands will support its growing EU customer base and is its first on mainland Europe.
The acclaimed World Press Photo exhibition is back at the Canadian War Museum. Be inspired to see the world differently by visiting this year’s edition of the World Press Photo exhibition, which is on display from July 21 until August 17, 2016. Admission is free.
How do you explain what a stroopwafel is? What do Montreal and Rotterdam have in common? And does Canada really have that many moose? During the international project ‘Touch of Dutch’ over 200 Dutch and Canadian high school students got answers to these and many more questions!
Johannes Sluijter, a Dutch fighter pilot who died whilst training at the Second World War flight training school in Medicine Hat in 1943, more than 7,000 km from the Netherlands, was remembered in a special way this Canada Day.
World-renowned Dutch chamber-music ensemble, the Utrecht String Quartet, is bringing their versatile and dynamic performance style to Music and Beyond for four different performances.