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NORAD celebrates 65 years of enduring partnership in the defence of North America

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), an enduring symbol of the important partnership between Canada and the United States. Hosted by General Glen D. VanHerck, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, events were held last week at the Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, […]

May 22, 2023

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

Strengthening Border Management

Last week, Canada and the United States announced they were moving forward with the implementation of our Entry/Exit initiative tracking people who come to and leave our countries. This means, starting July 11, Canada and the U.S. will exchange basic biographic entry information – full names and dates of birth – on all travellers at […]

July 16, 2019

Minister Goodale meets with United States Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan

Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale was in Washington, DC this week to meet with his U.S. counterpart, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan.  They discussed joint Canada-U.S. priorities that are fundamental to the security and prosperity of both nations, and agreed the Canada-U.S. border is sound, secure, and efficient.  They committed to continue […]

June 12, 2019

A Conversation with Ambassador MacNaughton: 2019 Beyond Preclearance Transportation Summit

On April 25th, Ambassador David MacNaughton spoke with Canadian-American Business Council CEO Maryscott Greenwood as part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Transportation Border Summit. In a wide-ranging conversation, the Ambassador made the case for why Canada should have an immediate and permanent exemption to U.S. section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs to create space […]

April 26, 2019

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