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New Canada–U.S. Preclearance Agreement Comes into Force, Opening Door to Enhanced Travel and Trade

On August 15, 2019, Public Safety Canada and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that both countries have brought into force the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America. Preclearance is the process by which border officers from […]

New Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States

During a ceremony at the Embassy of Canada on August 15, Major-General Paul Ormsby became the new Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States, replacing Major-General Simon Hetherington who is retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces. Major-General Hetherington has supported Canada’s mission since August 2018, advising Ambassador David MacNaughton on defence and security matters, enhancing […]

Statement from Ambassador David MacNaughton

Today, I am announcing that I will complete my term as Canada’s Ambassador to the United States at the end of August. I will at the end of this month be returning home to Toronto and taking up a new challenge in the private sector. This is not a decision I have taken quickly, or […]

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 […]

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New Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States

During a ceremony at the Embassy of Canada on August 15, Major-General Paul Ormsby became the new Canadian Defence Attaché to the United States, replacing Major-General Simon Hetherington who is retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces. Major-General Hetherington has supported Canada’s mission since August 2018, advising Ambassador David MacNaughton on defence and security matters, enhancing […]

August 16, 2019

Statement from Ambassador David MacNaughton

Today, I am announcing that I will complete my term as Canada’s Ambassador to the United States at the end of August. I will at the end of this month be returning home to Toronto and taking up a new challenge in the private sector. This is not a decision I have taken quickly, or […]

August 8, 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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