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Archipelago people: A peek at life in Åland

ÅlandWe meet five people who live in Åland, a picturesque archipelago that belongs to Finland but is Swedish-speaking. Located between Finland and Sweden, Åland celebrates Autonomy Day every year on June 9. More...

Decorating war veteran Viljo Virtanen

Suurlähettiläs ja Viljo VirtanenPresident of Finland Sauli Niinistö, awarded war veteran Viljo Virtanen with the First Class Medal of the White Rose of Finland in April 2017. On behalf of the Finnish President, Ambassador Vesa Lehtonen had the honor to present the medal to Virtanen in an award ceremony organized on the 16th of June 2017 in Finlandia Village, Sudbury. More...

Finland/Canada Celebrations by Judy Erola

Erola with TrudeauTo mark both Finland 100 and Canada 150 we've asked Finnish Canadians, friends of Finland, and Finnish friends of Canada to blog for us. In this instalment former Member of Parliament Judy Erola writes about the similarities between Canada and Finland and Finnish culture in Canada. More...

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The centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017
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