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Guadalajara Plays Host to North American Leaders

Thursday, August 6, 2009  |  Carin Zissis

The leaders of Canada, Mexico, and the United States met August 9 and 10 for the first North American Leader’s Summit since President Barack Obama took office. Trade, climate change, migration, and security dominated talks and leaders voiced their commitment to a resolution to the Honduran crisis. ... Read More

Remarks: Canadian Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty at the 2009 Santiago Conference

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Speaking at the 2009 Latin American Cities Conference in Santiago, Canadian Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty emphasized the importance of inter-American cooperation for economic recovery and said that the success of Ottowa's free trade agreement with Chile demonstrates Canada's increasing ties with the region. ... Read More

Remarks by Canada's Minister of Environment Jim Prentice at the 39th Washington Conference

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Canada’s Minister of the Environment Jim Prentice delivered remarks emphasizing the twin needs of reaching a multilateral climate change agreement while keeping an eye to warding off protectionism. In particular, he warned against “trade protectionism in the name of environmental protectionism.” ... Read More

Obama Warms Up Ottawa

Friday, February 20, 2009

During his first official international visit in Ottawa, President Obama struck a cordial tone on trade and announced a new environmental initiative on clean energy with Canadian Prime Minister Stephan Harper. Both leaders underscored the importance of bilateral cooperation to face the economic crisis. ... Read More