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Canada-United States Statement on Joint Action Plan on Opioids

Washington, D.C. On January 31, 2020, officials of the governments of Canada and the United States convened in Washington, D.C. at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to move forward with a bilateral initiative to find solutions to the opioid crisis affecting both nations. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald […]

February 5, 2020

Canada is Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

Through the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, Canada is taking dramatic action to address climate change and transition to a clean-growth, net-zero economy by 2050. This means all energy resources from Canada – America’s largest and most secure source of energy imports – are produced and regulated under one of the world’s […]

January 24, 2020

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

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

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