Helsinki, Finland : Embassy of Canada to Finland, 2017.; 274 pages, 261 with full-text search [?]
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Henriksson, Markku, editor.
Beaulieu, Michel S., editor, writer of preface.
Pekkarinen, Carmen, editor.
Suurmuune, Mari-Anna, editor.
MacMillan, Margaret, 1943-, writer of foreword.
Finnish-Canadian Society, issuing body.
Canada. Global Affairs Canada, issuing body.
Canada. Embassy (Finland), issuing body.
|Title||Canada-Finland celebrating 2017 : a brave, hospitable and altogether admirable people|
|Published||Helsinki, Finland : Embassy of Canada to Finland, 2017.|
CA1 EA922 2017C15 ENG
Finland -- Foreign relations -- Canada.
Canada -- Foreign relations -- Finland.
Finland -- Foreign economic relations -- Canada.
Canada -- Foreign economic relations -- Finland.
Finland -- Relations -- Canada.
Canada -- Relations -- Finland.
266 pages : colour illustrations, map on end page ; 30 cm.
Laid in: Letter from Andrée N. Cooligan, Ambassaor of Canada to Finland, dated 20 August 2017.
Includes bibliographical references.
Canada-Finland relations span all facets of modern society, yet these relations date back hundreds of years. From Finnish exploration of Canadian flora and fauna in the 1740s through the various waves of Finnish immigration to Canada, the two countries share a rich, diverse past. From forestry to hockey and ringette, from technology to literature and film, from a shared experience as Arctic, bilingual nations with large neighbours, the two countries enjoy a dynamic relationship and friendship. 2017 is a milestone year for Canada and Finland -- Canada 150, Finland 100, and 70 years of bilateral diplomatic relations. This book celebrates the remarkable people who have shown leadership, ingenuity, and perseverance in bringing the two countries closer through scientific cooperation, educational exchange, political and economic engagement, and through cultural and sporting achievements.
In English. Includes some text in Finnish and in French.