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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

The Pacific Northwest Region is Economically Important to the U.S. and Canada

Canadians and Americans were in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan earlier this summer for the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER)’s annual summit aimed at “increasing the economic well-being and quality of life for all citizens of the region, while maintaining and enhancing our natural environment.” In a keynote address, Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale emphasized the regional ties between states, provinces, and territories in the Pacific Northwest […]

August 2, 2019

Women Deliver in Atlanta

Inspired by Women Deliver, the world’s largest gathering on gender equality held earlier this summer in Vancouver, the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta convened a panel on gender empowerment to highlight many of the same themes and the Government of Canada’s commitment to female empowerment. The panel discussion focused on the innovative work of […]

July 29, 2019

United in Defence: July 2019

Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members continue to work with U.S. women and men in uniform to keep us safe at home and abroad. Here are a few highlights of their work over this past month: NORAD Eastern Air Defense Sector On July 8, Lieutenant-Colonel Josh Klemen assumed command of the Canadian Detachment at NORAD’s Eastern Air Defense […]

July 29, 2019

Lowering U.S. Prescription Drug Prices Requires a Made-in-the-USA solution

On both sides of the border, Canadians and Americans alike worry about the rising costs of prescription drugs. In fact, in this year’s budget, the Government of Canada proposed a number of actions aimed to make prescription drugs more affordable and accessible for middle-class families. Prime Minister Trudeau said in a statement, “No Canadian should […]

July 29, 2019

RADARSAT Constellation Mission Launches

What does an authentic celebration of Canadian space capabilities look like? Like this. On June 12, the Canadian Space Agency successfully launched the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) from the Vandenberg U.S. Air Force Base in California in collaboration with Canadian company Maxar-MDA and SpaceX. On the day of the launch, everyone was energetic and excited […]

June 20, 2019

Business Leaders Tout USMCA

The Business Council of Canada was in Washington, DC recently to talk about Canada-U.S. trade, and in particular, how USMCA will benefit the North American economy. They were joined by Business Roundtable and Consejo Coordinador Empresarial, as well as 15 CEOs representing some of the largest companies in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. One of […]

June 20, 2019

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