Historical Ties

Photo: Jenny Valberg.

Canada and Norway enjoy a longstanding partnership based on common history, and a mutual set of values and interests. The two countries collaborate in a number of different fields, including trade and industry, security and peacekeeping, the Arctic, and research and education. Read more

City of Oslo, May 8 1945

On May 8, 1945, Norwegians everywhere could finally celebrate their freedom after spending five long years under unyielding Nazi rule. 2015 marks the 70 year anniversary since the war ended in Norway. The day is celebrated by an official government event at Akershus Fortress in Oslo, with local events across the country. Read more