Canadians to Attend U.S. Program on Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization through Community Empowerment

May 7, 2018 For Immediate Release   OTTAWA – Canadian professionals in the fields of public policy, law enforcement, and non-profit leadership will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from May 7 to 25 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The participants will examine initiatives to reduce barriers that traditionally impede ...
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Press Availability by Acting Secretary Sullivan in Toronto, Canada

Press Availability John J. Sullivan Acting Secretary of State Toronto, Canada April 23, 2018 ACTING SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a pleasure to be here in Toronto for the G7 ministerial meeting. Toronto is a beautiful city (inaudible) and lovely weather, beautiful facilities here at the university. Very grateful for our hosts here. The Government of ...
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Founder of ‘World Without Hate’ Meets Survivors of the 2017 Quebec City Mosque Shooting

“The journey I’ve taken moved me from a place of pain on the deepest level to a place of hope for a kinder world, a world without violence, a world without victims, and a world without hate.” – Rais Bhuiyan, Founder & President of World Without Hate After being shot in the face by Mark ...
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Statement by Secretary Tillerson on the Rescue of Caitlan Coleman, Joshua Boyle, and Their Family from Terrorist Captivity

The United States government, working in conjunction with the Government of Pakistan, has secured the release of the Boyle-Coleman family from captivity in Pakistan. In 2012, U.S. citizen Caitlan Coleman and Canadian citizen Joshua Boyle were taken hostage by the Haqqani network. Their three children were subsequently born in captivity.  Today they are safe and ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin at Luncheon in honor of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Delegation Visit to Canada

Bonjour and Bienvenue a l’Ambassade des États-Unis. Welcome to the Embassy of the United States! We welcome in particular those of you who have traveled from all corners of the Alliance to take part in this week’s “We Are NATO” program in Canada. And a special thank you to Robert Baines and the NATO Association ...
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U.S. Embassy Ottawa honors Canadian Armed Forces members in awards ceremony

On May 5, the United States Mission to Canada had the opportunity to thank 11 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members for their exceptional service to the United States military and United States military operations at an awards ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa.
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Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter ISIS visits Ottawa

Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS Brett McGurk visited Ottawa today for senior-level discussions with Canadian officials including Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, Minister of National Defense Harjit Sajjan, and National Security Advisor Daniel Jean.
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Secretary Tillerson Intervention Remarks to NATO Foreign Ministerial

Republished from www.state.gov .  Good morning, Secretary General and my fellow ministers, and thank you for the opportunity to speak. Let me be very clear at the outset of my remarks: the U.S. commitment to NATO is strong and this Alliance remains the bedrock for transatlantic security. This Alliance was forged from the ashes of World ...
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U.S. Coast Guard to offload approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Thanks to the joint efforts of U.S. Coast Guard crews, Canadian crews and interagency partners, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James is scheduled to offload approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $420 million wholesale seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
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Joint Statement by Homeland Security Secretary Kelly and Canadian Public Safety Minister Goodale

Today, the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, met with the Honorable John Kelly, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, during his first trip to Canada as Secretary and they made the following statement.
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DHS Secretary Kelly’s Upcoming Trip to Canada

On Friday, March 10, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly will travel to Ottawa, Canada, where he will participate in bilateral meetings with multiple Canadian ministers to discuss U.S.-Canada collaboration across the broad spectrum of the DHS portfolio.
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Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ Call with Canada Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan

Secretary of Defense James Mattis spoke this morning via telephone with Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan in Secretary Mattis' first telephone conversation with a defense counterpart since being confirmed as secretary of defense on Jan. 20.
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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL/Da’esh Visits Canada

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk visited Ottawa today for a series of high-level meetings with Canadian officials including Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion, Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, and Chief of Defense Staff General Jonathan Vance
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Presidential Memorandum on Climate Change and National Security

"This memorandum establishes a framework and directs Federal departments and agencies (agencies) to perform certain functions to ensure that climate change-related impacts are fully considered in the development of national security doctrine, policies, and plans."
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Security in Advance at Pearson International Airport

United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Director of the Preclearance Field Office Randy Howe helped celebrate the completion of a two-year collaborative Security in Advance (SIA) project at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The SIA project was developed and ...
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Statement of the International Syria Support Group

Meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016, as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, Australia, Canada, China, Egypt, the European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, The Netherlands, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United ...
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Canadians Travel to United States for Program on Anti-Radicalization and Combating Violent Extremism

Canadian experts who work on countering violent extremism among youth will visit Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities from March 7-25 as participants in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
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US Attorney General, Secretary of Homeland Security Jointly Host Five Country Ministerial

United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch and United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson jointly hosted the Five Country Ministerial and the Quintet of Attorneys General meetings with their counterparts from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
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Homeland Security Secretary Johnson’s Meeting with Canadian Minister of Transport Garneau

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson recently welcomed Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau to Washington for a discussion on our continued cooperation on transportation security, maritime safety, and cross-border travel.
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Defense Secretary Carter Meets with Canadian Minister of National Defense Sajjan

During their first meeting, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan reiterated the unbreakable bonds between the United States and Canada, as well as the importance of our longstanding military ties.
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Ambassador Heyman on Announcement of Canada’s Contributions to Counter-Da’esh Coalition

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce A. Heyman issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement of Canada’s contributions to the Counter-Da’esh Coalition: “I was pleased to hear Canada’s announcement today of additional, significant contributions to the Counter-Da’esh Coalition. As a founding member of the Coalition, Canada has been a valued and willing partner in the mission ...
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