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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

  Related Products Readout of Acting Ambassador Kirsten Hillman’s Meeting with Joe Grogan, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy Lowering U.S. Prescription Drug Prices Requires a Made-in-the-USA Solution

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

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

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