Webinar on May 30: Meet the leaders of Latvia's top technology exporters
May 24, 2023 — Meet the leaders of MikroTik and SAF Tehnika - top Latvian Technology companies who are among biggest Latvian exporters to the USA! Please register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S_d2AGJKS8O3psTn3dbg6Q#/registration The event is organized by the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIAA), the Latvian American Chamber of Commerce and the Latvian export association "The Red Jackets". The event takes place in English.
Northern Birch Scholarship Applications due June 30
May 22, 2023 — Attention students! The Northern Birch Credit Union Succeed Youth Bursary is now accepting applications until June 30th. Available to eligible Northern Birch Credit Union members, students could be rewarded up to $3,000. Visit the Ontario Credit Union Foundation website to learn more and to apply today!https://ocuf.org/bursary/
March with Ukrainians in Toronto on May 18
May 2, 2023 — SAVE THE DATE — MAY 18 at 6:30 p.m.For centuries, the Vyshyvanka (embroidered clothing) has been a symbol ofUkrainian resistance against russian oppression.We invite everyone to join the march on May 18 to show your support for the Ukrainian people who are once again standing up for freedom.Ukrainians WELCOME all other nationalities to wear their national costumes and jointhem with their...
Motions adopted at the LNFC Members' Annual Meeting
April 26, 2023 — The following resolutions were adopted at the LNFC Annual Members' Meeting on March 25, 2023: Re: LNAK Statute 7.3.6 (2010): That the election of the Board election committee chair be conducted after the review of the Board structure has been completed by the Statute Review Committee and adopted by the Board. With reference to the Bylaws (2010), “Board Meetings” 7.3.6, […that...
Latvian Language Summer School for Youth this Summer in Latvia, from July 12 to 25
April 13, 2023 — Please go to https://www.latvianlanguage.lu.lv/en/for-latvian-diaspora/for-latvian-diaspora/ for more information.
Kevin Rex Event Friday, March 31
March 31, 2023 — LNAK invites you to an evening in honour of Ambassador Kevin Rex on Friday, March 31 7 pm at the Canadian Latvian Cultural Centre LNAK will be presenting Kevin Rex with a special honour to thank him for his service to the Baltic States during his time as Canada’s Ambassador to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania from 2018 to 2022....
March 30 - Ambassador of Latvia to Canada Kaspars Ozoliņš and former Ambassador of Canada to Latvia Kevin Rex speak at NATO Association of Canada in Toronto
March 27, 2023 — Canada and Latvia United on the Road to the NATO Vilnius Summit March 30 (6:00 p.m. ET) in Toronto Canada and Latvia have a strong relationship that has blossomed over the past few years while Canada has led NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence in Latvia. Latvia's Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Kaspars Ozoliņš will be speaking with Kevin Rex, Canada's Former Ambassador...
LNAK members are invited to a Town Hall meeting followed by the LNAK Annual General Meeting Saturday, March 25
March 17, 2023 — An Invitation to All Members of the Latvian National Federation in Canada: You are cordially invited to a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. at St John’s Latvian Lutheran Church, 200 Balmoral Ave, Toronto, or on Zoom, on the theme: “Shaping the Latvian National Federation in Canada for Our Common Future” “What does the data...
Best wishes to our Baltic neighbours, the Estonians, on the celebration of their Independence Day!
February 23, 2023 — Best wishes to our Baltic neighbours, the Estonians, on the celebration of their Independence Day!
Torontonians: Let's meet at 10 Dundas St E. (northwest corner of Dundas E and Victoria) at 6:30 pm
February 23, 2023 — See you tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 24)! Toronto Latvians and Latvians-at-heart are asked to meet at the northwest corner of Dundas St. E. and Victoria St. - 10 Dundas St. East at 6:30 pm. Bundle up warmly, bring your Latvian flags and candles, and let's show our support for Ukraine!
Demonstrate, Donate and Contact your MP to support Ukraine
February 19, 2023 — LNAK continues to support Ukraine in its fight to regain the land taken in the Russian invasion. Our website continues to carry detailed information and resources related to the crisis. The Public Affairs Section has a mandate to keep government and the media informed about issues related to Latvian security, which are also intertwined with the tragedy unfolding in Ukraine....
Latvian Canadians will stand with Ukraine in Mass Demonstrations to mark 365 Days of Resistance
February 18, 2023 — LNAK urges you to show your support for Ukraine’s fight against russia’s barbaric invasion by participating in a demonstration on Friday, February 24. To mark 365 days of resistance, there will be protest events organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress in at least fifteen cities across Canada. The Toronto event will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Yonge–Dundas Square and continue...
An Evening with Kevin Rex, Ambassador of Canada to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania (2018-2022)
February 18, 2023 — We invite you to join LNAK in honouring Kevin Rex on Friday, March 31, 7:00 p.m. EST at the Latvian Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto.LNAK will present Kevin Rex with an LNAK Order of Honour to thank him for his service to the Baltic states as Canada's Ambassador to Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Mr. Rex will share his reflections on...
Plans for the LNAK Website
February 17, 2023 — The LNAK executive committee is actively working to upgrade our website. Thank you to the KliK committee, formed by the previous executive committee, for their initiative to improve LNAK’s digital communication. Everyone agreed that the website needed to be improved. However, there were various opinions regarding the best approach. The current executive committee has examined the work done by KliK so...
Best wishes to our Baltic neighbours, the Lithuanians , on the celebration of their Independence Day!
February 16, 2023 — Best wishes to our Baltic neighbours, the Lithuanians , on the celebration of their Independence Day!
Friday, Feb. 24: Rallies across Canada in support of Ukraine
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Donate to the Latvian Educational and Cultural Foundation
January 13, 2023 — Dear friends! The Latvian National Federation in Canada Educational and Cultural Foundation (ECF) is inviting you to continue your support of Latvian educational and cultural activities in Canada by joining this year’s annual fundraising “Draudzīgais aicinājums” drive. “Draudzīgais aicinājums” or “Friendly Invitation” was begun in 1935 by Latvia’s former president Karlis Ulmanis in order to support Latvian schools and culture,...
Calling Latvian Artists in Canada; deadline Dec 10
December 5, 2022 — Calling Latvian Artists in Canada The Latvian National Federation in Canada invites Latvian artists living in Canada to help us create an electronic Christmas card. We are holding a contest seeking artwork and design for the copy to convey our best wishes of the season to our community, supporters, and collaborators. Please submit sketches by midnight on December 10 to...