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Cheers to 50 Years: Canada Marks a Milestone in the Upper Midwest

Half-century anniversaries are always major milestones, and the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis, Minnesota is proudly celebrating its 50th year in the Upper Midwest in 2020. The year marks a historic high point for Canada’s official diplomatic presence in Minnesota. In 1970, Canada opened the doors to its Minneapolis office, and what is now […]

July 22, 2020

Canadian Company Donates Vital Personal Protective Equipment to Kentucky

Throughout the pandemic, Canadian and U.S. businesses have been working together to ensure a steady supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across the border. Some companies with Canadian and U.S. operations have generously contributed PPE to medical facilities and health care workers. One such example is Solutions 2 Go, a firm based in Brampton, Ontario […]

June 25, 2020

USMCA Ratification Takes a Step Forward

Last week, the Senate overwhelmingly passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement with strong bipartisan support, like the House of Representatives did in December. The President is expected to sign the legislation in the coming days, concluding the U.S. ratification process. Following the Senate vote, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland reiterated that USMCA is excellent for Canadian […]

January 20, 2020

USMCA: Creating sustainable growth and opportunity

For 25 years, North America’s economy was powered by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), an agreement that created the most competitive region in the world. Last week, leaders from Canada, Mexico, and the United States joined together to update this trade agreement for the 21st Century. Watch our new video to learn how […]

December 16, 2019

Canada signs agreement on amendments to the new NAFTA

From: The Deputy Prime Minister of Canada News Release December 10, 2019 – Mexico City, Mexico The Government of Canada is committed to further strengthening the Canadian economy, improving the lives of Canadian families, the middle class and those working hard to join it. Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister, signed on behalf […]

December 10, 2019

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

Partners in Trade at the NASCO Continental Reunion

The North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) recently held their 25th Continental Reunion in Columbus, OH, convening officials from Canada, the United States, and Mexico, along with North Americans businesses and institutions.  Following the ratification of NAFTA, NASCO first started in 1994 to improve supply chain effectiveness for the trucking industry along the I-35 freeway […]

October 3, 2019

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