The Balts Unity Day was celebrated today on the Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The members of the Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonia and Polish Embassies and local communities came together to celebrate the friendship, solidarity and mutual support. We were joined by Jamie Schmale, MP, Chairman of the Canada-Nordic-Baltic Parliamentary Friendship Group, and the Honourable Peter Van Loan, MP. The national anthems of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia were also performed. The Balts Unity Day in Ottawa was organized for the first time in 2016, initiative of the Embassy of Latvia in Canada.