Toronto, August 21st, 2017. The 22nd edition of the Toronto-Cuba Friendship Day was held at Nathan Philips Square of Toronto´s City Hall. The event was organized by the Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association in Toronto (CCFA-Toronto), the Association of Cuban Residents in Toronto "Juan Gualberto Gomez" and the Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network.
Montreal, July 7th,- The Cuban Youth National Baseball Team was received last week in the City Hall of the district of LaSalle, a borough of the city of Montreal, Quebec. Local authorities, Canadian Baseball executives, as well as the Ambassador of Cuba to Canada, Julio Garmendia, attended the welcoming ceremony.
The Consular Section of the Embassy of Cuba in Ottawa will close on July 10 due to the end of mission of the Consul. The date of arrival of the new Consul and reopening of the Consular Office will be informed through our website.
In case of emergency, please direct your request to the Cuban Consulate Generals in Montreal or Toronto.
On June 16, 2017, US President Donald Trump delivered a speech full of hostile anti-Cuban rhetoric reminiscent of the times of open confrontation with our country in a Miami theater. He announced his government’s Cuba policy, which rolls back the progress achieved over the last two years since December 17, 2014, when Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama announced the decision to re-establish diplomatic relations and engage in a process towards the normalization of bilateral relations.