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Canada and U.S. Finalize Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration

From: Natural Resources Canada News release January 9, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario Canada and the United States share a mutual interest in improving critical mineral security and ensuring the future competitiveness of Canadian and U.S. minerals industries. Collaboration in this area could attract investment to Canadian exploration and mining projects, as well as spur job creation and […]

January 9, 2020

Canada Joins the Energy Resource Governance Initiative

From: Natural Resources Canada News release December 18, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario Canada and the United States share a mutual interest in improving global supply chains for critical minerals. Collaboration in this area is imperative as global demand for these minerals increases. The United States and Canada recognize global demand for minerals will increase dramatically in […]

December 19, 2019

World Trade Organization Reform – Canada not sitting on the sidelines

Canada has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since its founding in 1995, and is a strong proponent of the multilateral trading system, with the WTO at its core. Creating opportunities for Canadian workers and businesses through WTO participation is a central part of our trade strategy. The WTO’s Appellate Body (AB) […]

December 4, 2019

Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

On both sides of the border, Canadians and Americans alike worry about the rising costs of prescription drugs. In response, the U.S. Administration and several states are taking steps to allow drug imports from Canada. These actions will have little or no impact on U.S. drug prices, for three reasons: The Canadian market is small. […]

December 2, 2019

Readout of Acting Ambassador Kirsten Hillman’s meeting with Joe Grogan Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy

Canada’s acting Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, issued the following statement today following her meeting with Joe Grogan, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, regarding the Administration’s proposed Safe Importation Action Plan.  On October 22, Ms. Hillman had a similar meeting with John Brooks, Senior Advisor for Drug Pricing Reform and other […]

November 1, 2019

United in Defence: October 2019

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have been active this month, working with our allies to defend North America and our interests at home and abroad. Learn more: Cyber Security Did you know that October is Cyber Security Awareness Month? The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security is focused this month on sharing information about the simple […]

October 18, 2019

United in Defence: September 2019

Canada’s Armed Forces continue to collaborate with our American partners to keep us safe. In Washington, we welcomed Major-General Paul Ormsby as the new Defence Attaché. He will be working to support Canadian military operations with our allies at home and around the world. Working Together to Keep Shared Waters Safe The Royal Canadian Navy […]

September 12, 2019

U.S.-Canada Collaboration on Critical Minerals

On June 20, 2019, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump announced that Canada and the U.S. will develop a joint action plan on critical minerals collaboration. This plan will complement the U.S. Federal Critical Minerals Strategy and the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan, and seek to strengthen North American production capacity […]

August 21, 2019

20 Facts about the North American Economy

For over 25 years, free and open trade in North America has contributed to our economic growth, global competitiveness, and prosperity. But don’t take our word for it, take a look at the (20) facts. North America produces goods & services valued at more than $23 trillion every year, or 27% of the world’s GDP. […]

August 13, 2019

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