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Joint Statement from the Ambassador of Canada to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, and the Ambassador of the United States to Canada, David L. Cohen, on the Elk-Kootenay watershed

In furtherance of the Joint Statement issued by Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden on March 24, 2023, Canada and the United States have reached an understanding on next steps to further bilateral cooperation to reduce and mitigate the impacts of water pollution in the Elk-Kootenay watershed. Our two countries are committed to a collaborative, […]

March 11, 2024

Canada Day 2023 Message From Ambassador Kirsten Hillman

Hello, hello, hello! Happy Canada Day! Bonne fête du Canada tout le monde! Ç’est un grand plaisir de vous avoir ici avec nous, ici fait beau, on est ensemble, c’est un samedi, on mange bien. Thank you, everyone, for coming to join us today on this beautiful Saturday with your friends and your family. We’re […]

July 26, 2023

Between Two Maples

Ambassador Kirsten Hillman recently sat down with Major Kirk Sullivan, Assistant Canadian Forces Public Affairs Attaché, to discuss her role in leading Canada’s Mission in the United States, the moment she found out she would be named Ambassador, and her take on the pineapple on pizza debate.

October 19, 2022

Canada Day Message From Ambassador Kirsten Hillman

Good Morning everyone. I’m Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the United States.  Today, we mark Canada Day from the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. This year, more than ever, Canada Day presents us with an opportunity to demonstrate solidarity, understanding, and resilience. An opportunity for Canadians to come together to reflect on our history […]

July 1, 2021

Ambassador Hillman Talks Critical Minerals On Politico’s Global Translations Podcast

In January 2020, Canada and the U.S. announced the completion of the Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration. The Plan advances our mutual interest in strengthening supply chains for the critical minerals needed for important manufacturing sectors, and delivered on a June 2019 commitment by the Prime Minister of Canada and the President […]

December 9, 2020

Statement from Canada’s Ambassador-designate to the United States

I am deeply honoured to be named Canada’s Ambassador to the United States by Prime Minister Trudeau. Canada has no closer friend and ally than the United States. Our connections are enduring and profound. The close personal, economic and security ties between our people are at the heart of our extraordinary relationship. Today, our two […]

March 26, 2020

Statement from Canada’s Acting Ambassador to the United States on U.S. Importation of Pharmaceutical Drugs from Canada

Canada’s acting Ambassador to the United States, Kirsten Hillman, issued the following statement today following an announcement by the U.S. Administration to issue a notice of proposed rulemaking that, if finalized, would allow for the importation of certain prescription drugs from Canada: “We recognize that the debate about the importation of prescription drugs to the […]

December 18, 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

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