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Embassy of Finland, Ottawa


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An Interview with the Embassy's Trade Counsellor, Jarno Valkeapää

Jarno ValkeapääJarno Valkeapää works as the Trade Counsellor at the Embassy of Finland in Ottawa. We talked to Jarno about his first year in Ottawa and his work connecting Finnish companies to business opportunities in Canada. More...

Still saving Finland’s Saimaa ringed seal

Saimaa sealIn order to help the highly endangered Saimaa ringed seal, conservationists are harnessing the power of reality TV in the form of a live webcam. More...

Reminder: Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is obligatory when entering Canada

The system is similar to ESTA in the USA and ETA in Australia. An eTA is a travel authorization, not a visa, and it does not guarantee the right for an entry to the country. It is required from visa-exempt foreign nationals (including Finnish citizens) who fly to, or transit through a Canadian airport. More...

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The centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017
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