55 Parallels celebrates the ties that bind the United Kingdom and Canada. Our partnership is a global force for good, which enriches the lives of our people and nations. 55 Parallels tells the stories of our people, our shared values, and thirst for innovation.


Founded in 1992, the @premierleague celebrates its 30th birthday this year πŸŽ‰πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§βš½

Join in tonight on the UK's tradition of football to cheer on the world's most watched football league, uniting a cumulative global audience of 3.2 billion viewers from 190 countries.


Happy #InternationalBeerDay! 🍻

ICYMI: During #PlatinumJubilee weekend and #ProtectorInCanada, we partnered with Ottawa’s @BicycleBrewery to produce two unique craft beers: The Queen’s Breakfast and Protector IPA.

A fun (and delicious) πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ collaboration ‡️


Day eight of sport at #B2022 is here, make sure to follow the action! 🏸 πŸ“

Here's our run down of some of the events to watch today.

Follow the action through the day at http://birmingham2022.com

Very important announcement of πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦β€™s continued commitment and support. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ and partners will be steadfast in helping Ukraine to defend its sovereignty and end Putin’s unprovoked war of aggression.

#StrongerTogether πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ | @AnitaAnandMP | @NationalDefence | @kovaliv_y https://twitter.com/defencehq/status/1555213908906070018

Ministry of Defence πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ @DefenceHQ

Today, Minister of National Defence @AnitaAnandMP has announced that Canada will be joining the UK-led training programme of Ukrainian soldiers in the UK πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ #StandWithUkraine πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦

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The 55th parallel binds our nations together across the Atlantic Ocean, passing through a diversity of Canadian and British lands, characteristic of the breadth of our relationship.

With 55 stories, we will tell you how Canadian and British people work together to discover more about the world around us and make us all safer, more secure, and more prosperous.

In August 2019 the Red Arrows, one of the world’s premier aerobatic display teams, celebrated 55 years of aerial displays with a Canadian tour. In early 2020 we also mark the 55th anniversary of Canada’s flag.


United, a force for good.

The UK and Canada have a long and proud history of working together as the only two members of all the G7, the G20, the Commonwealth, Five Eyes and NATO; to confront today’s global challenges, protect freedoms and build resilient futures.

Credit: Adam Scotti

On air, land and sea.

From space to deep below the Earth’s surface, great innovation relies on international collaboration. Canada and the United Kingdom make natural scientific and commercial partners.

Credit: ESA/NASA

For Everyone.

For many, the ties between Canada and the UK are personal. Millions of Canadians trace their family history back to the UK. Today, thousands more travel between our two countries to work, discover and sometimes, to stay.

Credit: Visit Britain


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