Caroni Bird Sanctuary

A protected wetland and home of Trinidad’s national bird, the Scarlet Ibis. The swamp houses a wide variety of wildlife including 186 species of birds: osprey, herons, white flamingoes, ployers and egrets. More »

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Tobago Heritage Festival

An annual celebration of the unique cultural heritage of Tobago through displays of dance, song, music and cuisine. More »

Carnival Costumes


An explosion of colour, music, revelry, and creativity, Trinidad’s Carnival has spawned similar celebrations around the world; but nothing on earth can rival the abandon, euphoria and stunning spectacle of our festival. More »

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Port of Spain Skyline

The City of Port-of-Spain is the capital of our twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is over two hundred (200) years old.  It is a well established administrative, financial and More »

Doors Open Ottawa 2016

Doors Open OttawaThe High Commission for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will be opening its doors to the public on June 4th and June 5th 2016 as part of DOORS OPEN OTTAWA 2016.

Join us at 200 First Avenue from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm to get a glimpse into the building that was constructed by the Bell Telephone Company of Canada in 1914.  It was known as the Carling Exchange or “Carling” battery office and provided telephone service to the Glebe and Ottawa South.   Designed by the architect, William John Carmichael (1867-1927), the building features a two floor structure with a basement and potential to add a third floor.  It has high ceilings and an impressive step-up foyer entrance.  The foundation is reinforced concrete with spread footings.  The outside brick and stone walls feature gray Ohio sandstone trim and dark-red pressed brick.

Notice: Wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Alberta continues to meet the challenges of the wildfires currently burning in the province. The Fort McMurray fires have affected well over 80,000 people, and a mandatory evacuation of the city has occurred. A number of evacuation centres have been set up around the province to provide evacuees with shelter and other necessities, and many other people are staying with family and friends. The fires continue to burn out of control, but major efforts are being made to contain the fires and ultimately extinguish them.

Trinidad and Tobago nationals who have been working and living in the Fort McMurray area are advised that ALL evacuees (whether staying at hotels, in campgrounds or with family or friends) need to register by calling the Canadian Red Cross at 1-888-350-6070 or online at This will ensure officials know how to reach you and verify your safety. Evacuees staying at reception centres can register with reception centre staff.  Family members and evacuees trying to reunite can also contact the Red Cross. Please note due to high call volumes, they may not be able to reach someone right away.

For wildfire related information:

In Alberta, call 310-4455 (toll free), open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.;

Out of province can telephone (+1)-780-427-2711.

The website at is updated with the latest information.

Air Canada launches seasonal flights to Port of Spain

Travelers from Canada will soon have more options when choosing an airline for travel to Trinidad and Tobago.   Air Canada recently launched flights from Toronto Pearson Airport to Trinidad and Tobago on a seasonal basis, starting December 2016.

Caribbean Airlines Launches “H.U.M” Campaign

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad– On April 21 2016, Caribbean Airlines announced the launch of its “Happiest Ultimate Moments” – H.U.M campaign, designed to create “positive vibes” and deliver added value to customers travelling during the months of June and September 2016.