Embassy of Finland, Ottawa
The Fantastic at Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival
28.5. – 24.6.2020
Hot Docs is the largest documentary film festival in North America and an important stop on the festival circuit. Finnish director Maija Blåfield’s The Fantastic is the lone entry from Finland in this...
The Magic Life of V at the online EUFFestival
4. – 18.6.2020
Multi-award winning director Tonislav Hristov’s The Magic Life of V is the Finnish entry at the online European Union summer film festival.
Webinar: Online Solutions - Finnish Success Stories
8. – 6.6.2020
Canada-Finland Chamber of Commerce and Team Finland invite you to an online panel discussion about Software as a service.
WCEF2020 conference in Toronto postponed to 2021
The landmark circular economy event of the year, the World Circular Economy Forum, will be postponed until 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual WCEFonline event in September 2020 will address how the circular economy can help reboot the economy.
Government plans to lift restrictions on tourism
The Government plans to lift the internal border control from 13 July for those countries where the incidence of COVID-19 is at a sufficiently low level. Based on the current development of the epidemic, internal border control could be lifted for the following countries: Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland.
Limited reception of residence permit applications to resume in Finnish missions abroad
Due to the coronavirus epidemic, Finland suspended the reception of ordinary visa and residence permit applications starting on 19 March 2020. The reception of ordinary visa applications continues to be suspended but activities relating to residence permit applications were gradually resumed in the missions on 16 June 2020.