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The Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto is open to the public by appointment. For Mexican passports, birth certificates and powers of attorney, appointments must be requested through MEXITEL at:
https://mexitel.sre.gob.mx or by calling: 1877 MEXITEL (1-877-639 4835).

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Read our Newsletter "Consul...ting" -  November 2014

  • Day of the Dead celebration at Harbourfront Centre
  • Toronto Global Forum 2014
  • Consular Corps Annual Gala
  • Traveling to Mexico
  • Mexico's Secretary of Economy at NACIC
  • Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Award Ceremony


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November. Day of the Dead Celebration at the Harbourfront Centre

On November 8 and 9, the Harbourfront Centre hosted their annual  Day of the Dead celebration in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto. Hundreds of people came to participate in the festival, which included altars to the dead, music, folkloric dance, films, children’s workshops and stalls selling food and handicrafts.

Don’t miss Verónica Valerio’s Canadian debut. She will be performing a special Day of the Dead repertoire based on folklore and tradition. Her original compositions are influenced by Mexican traditions and contemporary genres, perfect for this day of celebration.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

 

September. Big celebration for the 204th Anniversary of Mexican Independence

On September 13, as has happened every year for the past two decades, the festivities for the 204th Anniversary of Mexican Independence were held in Nathan Phillips Square, the site of Toronto’s City Hall, with an attendance of around 2,500 people.

The event was coordinated by the Comité Organizador de las Fiestas Patrias (Independence Day Organizing Committee) and the Consulate General of Mexico.

 

 

 

September. Mexico’s successful participation in the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

The 39th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was held September 4-14 and included the screening of four films with Mexican participation. The first was Los años de Fierro (“The Years of Fierro”), directed and produced by the Mexicans Santiago Esteinou and Alejandro Durán, respectively. The other three were co-productions: Dólares de Arena (“Sand Dollars”) by Israel Cárdenas and Laura Amelia Guzmán (Mexico/Dominican Republic/Argentina); Jauja by Lisandro Alonso (Mexico/Denmark/USA/Argentina) and Night Noon by Shambhavi Kaul (Mexico/USA).


August. Hot & Spicy Festival

On August 16-17, Mexico will be an important participant at the Hot & Spicy Food Festival at the Harbourfront Centre, where for the ninth year in a row, a Mexican chef will compete in the international Iron Chef contest.

 

 

 

August. MexFest 2014

MexFest 2014 will begin on August 7 in Toronto. The ten-day festival, organized by the Mexican Canadian Cultural Council (MCCC), celebrates diverse expressions of Mexican culture through a variety of events.

August. Celebraton of the 204th Anniversary of Mexican Independence

The Consul General of Mexico in Toronto Mauricio Toussaint will give the traditional “Cry of Independence” at the commemorative ceremony for the festival celebrating the 204th anniversary of Mexico’s independence. The Consul was invited by the Organizing Committee of the Fiestas Patrias (Patriotic Holidays) to participate in the ceremony.

In keeping with tradition, the festival will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 12 to 8 pm in Nathan Philips Square, in front of Toronto’s City Hall.

 

July. Sanatorium exhibition opens

On june 27 the Power Plant gallery in Toronto opened its summer season with three important exhibitions, including the installation "Sanatorium" by Mexican artist Pedro Reyes.

Reyes installation is a clinic offering short therapy sessions to cure the various ills associated with urban life. Just as with a real clinic, visitors speak with a receptionist who determines what type of therapy would meet their needs.

 

July. Mexico participates in Canada Day at Harbourfront Centre

Mexico took part in events celebreting Canada Day and the 40th. anniversary of the Harbourfront Cultural Centre from June 27 to July1.

Thanks to the collaboration of the Consulate General of Mexico, the Mexico Tourism Board and the Harbourfront Centre, the mexican clown dance company Triciclo Rojo performed their show The Washbasin Poet (Poeta de Lavabo) to a large and enthusiastic audience.


 

June 2014. Toronto celebrates 40 anniversary of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program

At an emotional ceremony in Toronto on June 11, Mexican workers, local farmers, and officials from the Canadian government and the Consulate General of Mexico celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Mexico-Canada Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) in Ontario.  Other attendees included SAWP representatives from the Caribbean, academics, members of the Mexican community interested in the program, and members of the media.




May 2014 - 18TH CHILDRENS'S DRAWING CONTEST 2014 " ESTE ES MI MEXICO"


The Institute for Mexicans Abroad and famous Mexican painter and sculptor Fernando Andriacci welcome your participation to the annual This is my Mexico Drawing Contest. This year we invite you to create a drawing about "Children's Rights", in celebration with the 25th Anniversary of the UN's Convention on the Rights of the Child.




February 19 2014, Canada-Mexico Joint Statement


At the invitation of President Enrique Peña Nieto, Prime Minister Stephen Harper made his first Official Visit to Mexico on February 17 - 18, 2014. The visit occurred in the context of the 70th anniversary of Canada-Mexico diplomatic relations, the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the 10th anniversary of the Canada-Mexico Partnership.



January 28 2014, MiConsulmex, the consular services app for Mexicans, is now available in Canada

Undersecretary for North America Sergio Alcocer and Mexican Ambassador to Canada Francisco Suarez Davila presented in Ottawa the version for Canada of MiConsulmex, the consular services smartphone app of the Government of Mexico. The announcement took place as part of the celebrations for the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relationship between Mexico and Canada.

January 20 2014, Foreign Secretary José Antonio Meade makes a working visit to Washington

Foreign Secretary José Antonio Meade met on January 17 in Washington, D.C. with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird.




November 15 2013,Day of the Dead Celebration at the Harbourfront Centre

On November 9 and 10, the Harbourfront Centre hosted their annual  Day of the Dead celebration in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in Toronto. Hundreds of people came to participate in the festival, which included altars to the dead, music, folkloric dance, films, children’s workshops and stalls selling food and handicrafts.


September 11 2013,Celebration of the 203rd anniversary of Mexican Independence

The Consulate General and the Organizing Committee of the Fiestas Patrias (Patriotic Holidays) will hold the Independence day festival on Saturday September 14, from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m., in Nathan Philips Square (Toronto City Hall). At 6pm the Consul General of Mexico in Toronto, Mauricio Toussaint will give the traditional Cry of Independence at the ceremony commemorating the 203rd anniversary of Mexican Independence.


September 04 2013,Mexican Films at the Toronto International Film Festival

The Mexican Films at the Toronto International Film Festival are: Club Sandwich,The Mayor, Paradise and The Amazing Catfish. The Mexican directors will attend the festival.

August 28 2013,Mexico at the Hot & Spicy Festival

Mexico will have a significant presence at this year's Hot & Spicy Festival and international Iron Chef competition, taking place at the Harbourfront Centre from August 30 to September 2. Thanks to support from the Consulate General, one of the four participants in the 10th annual Iron Chef competition will be Mexican chef Betty Vázquez, from Nayarit, who will go head to head with chefs from Canada, the United States and Ecuador.


August 26, 2013,Consul General Toussaint inaugurates a new Mexican restaurant in Toronto

On July 23, Consul General Mauricio Toussaint inaugurated the Distillery District's El Catrin restaurant.El Catrin is the first Mexican restaurant to open in the Distillery District, a unique area filled with galleries and gourmet restaurants located in east Toronto, near the lakeshore.Mexican chef Olivier Le Calvez brings his 24 years of experience preparing authentic Mexican cuisine as well as incorporating elements of French, Asian and fusion cuisine to El Catrin.


August 23, 2013,Mexico at the Ritmo y Color Festival

The Mexican electronic group 3BALLMTY gave a stellar show on July 6 at the Harbourfront Centre's Ritmo y Color Festival.Their performance on the outdoor WestJet stage drew an audience of over 3,000 people, surpassing the organizers' expectations. The crowd was mainly made up of young people from around the world who are fans of tribal music.

July 03, 2013,The New Ambassador of Mexico Presents his Letters of Credentials

The Ambassador of Mexico to Canada, Francisco Suárez Dávila, presented the Governor General of Canada David Johnston with credentials accrediting him as the Mexican Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Canada.
The ceremony was held at Rideau Hall, the Governor General´s official residence in Ottawa.

June 05, 2013,Ministry of Foreign Affairs representative visits SAWP work sites

The Director General for North America from Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ana Luisa Fájer Flores, visited Dutchmaster Nurseries LTD, accompanied by Consul General Mauricio Toussaint; Tadeo Berjón Molinares, who is responsible for Protection and for the Canada-Mexico Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) at the Consulate General; and Ramiro Navarro Maldonado from the SAWP office.

May 02, 2013, Jordi Mariscal's "Cinnamon" triumphs at TIFF Kids 2013

Mexican filmmaker Jordi Mariscal's "Cinnamon" (Canela), which is part of the Consulate's Cultural Promotion Program, won the Young People's Jury Award for 8-10 year olds at the prestigious 2013 TIFF Kids International Film Festival.

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Announcements


July 15, Scholarships for Foreign Students in 2013. The Directorate General of Educational and The Directorate General of Educational and Cultural Cooperation of the Foreign Ministry (SRE) has announced that it has opened the Call for Applications for scholarships from the government of Mexico for foreign students for 2013.

January 23, 16th Children Drawing Contest “This is my Mexico”. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, by means of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad, invites all children around the world between 7 and 11 years old, to participate in the 16th Children Drawing Contest “This is my Mexico”.

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