Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Conseil des relations internationales de Montréal (CORIM)

April 17, 2018   Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Conseil des relations internationales de Montréal (CORIM) As Prepared for Delivery   Who will shape the future of our planet? That’s a pretty heady question, I know. The glass-half-full view of the world has lots to celebrate: millions moving out ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Craft at the Empire Club of Canada

April 4, 2018 Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Empire Club luncheon in Toronto As Prepared for Delivery Thank you. As I look out into this audience I would be remiss not to note one of your great figures is missing — Peter Munk is not among us today.  His ...
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Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Closing of the Seventh Round of NAFTA Renegotiations

Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Closing of the Seventh Round of NAFTA Renegotiations As Delivered March 5, 2018 Mexico City, Mexico Ambassador Lighthizer: Good Afternoon. Let me begin by commending Secretary Guajardo for a terrific job hosting this seventh round of negotiations here in Mexico City. It is a privilege to return to ...
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Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute

February 13, 2018 Remarks delivered by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute’s Canada-U.S. Dinner As Prepared for Delivery This is a wonderful event for me because it centers on what is NOW my passion – strengthening the already close relationship between Canada and the United States. Each of my predecessors told ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Craft at the Energy Council of Canada’s Annual Industry Update

Remarks by United States Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft at the Energy Council of Canada’s Annual Industry Update As prepared for delivery Thank you for inviting me to spend some time with you today.  As a relatively new diplomat with less than six months under my belt, I am still in that phase of meeting ...
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Remarks by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Mission Canada Personnel

As delivered. It wasn’t in my remarks to hit the button and make it go green. It’s green now. (Laughter.) Well, let me say again how much we appreciate – (laughter) – all of you and our folks across the countries in how you represent us and the important role you play across this vast ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at the Symposium on the Korean Peninsula

As delivered. Good morning everyone!  First of all, let me thank Deputy Minister Shugart  and Ambassador Shin for inviting us to co-host this important symposium.  We are so pleased to join you as partners in this event today.  The current trends and events in East Asia have dominated the headlines of late, and for good ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada Christmas Reception

As prepared for delivery. Thank you, Rick for that kind introduction.  You read it just the way I wrote it, which I appreciate! Rick and his Chamber colleagues briefed me on my very first official trip to the Toronto consulate.  The American Chamber here is a WORKING chamber, and it deserves much of the credit ...
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Opening Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at Contemporary Conversations

As prepared for delivery. Thank you, Marc, for that kind introduction. It is a great privilege for the U.S. Embassy to be neighbors with the National Gallery of Canada.  I was delighted to learn, in fact, that the glass tower on the north end of our Embassy’s roof is an homage to the shining glass ...
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Welcome Remarks by Ambassador Kelly Craft at the “I Love New York” Reception

As Prepared for Delivery Welcome to our celebration of the great state of New York, one of the very special places in my country that the whole world knows. And, we hope, our friends in Canada will get to know even better! New York City, the Big Apple. Frank Sinatra famously sang that he wanted ...
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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin at the U.S.–Canada Interparliamentary Group Meeting

It is always a great pleasure to speak about the U.S. – Canada relationship and I’m particularly happy to do so here in Windsor, Ontario.  I’m very happy to be here with Consul General Doug George.  The border crossings linking Windsor and Detroit are the busiest North American crossings in terms of volume of trade.  ...
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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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Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin at the Fulbright Orientation Reception

Good evening, everyone, and a big thank you to Fulbright Canada for hosting us this evening. Tonight is a celebration of discovering new friends, colleagues, and opportunities … but if you don’t mind, I’d like to take just a couple of moments for more serious reflection. We have all seen the tragic trail of destruction ...
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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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Ambassador Heyman’s Opening Remarks at the SelectUSA Canada Conference

"Because the Summit has proven so popular, particularly among Quebec companies, we decided to conclude 2016 by organizing the U.S. Mission to Canada's largest U.S. investment promotion event in Montreal!"
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Ambassador Heyman Addresses Embassy Dialogue on Human Trafficking

"It is imperative that we continue to come together in fora like this, within our own governments, and with our colleagues at the municipal, state, and provincial levels to consider how we can most effectively combat human trafficking. "
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Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at Come From Away Dinner

Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at Come From Away Dinner Gander, NL October 28, 2016 As prepared for delivery. Thank you Michael. I am so glad Vicki and I met you and learned about the Canadian Music Theatre Project’s role in creating Come From Away when we visited Sheridan College last year.  Even before we met you, ...
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Ambassador Heyman’s Remarks at the International Joint Commission Reception

For more than 100 years, the IJC has enabled the United States and Canadian governments to manage the levels and flows of our shared waters and has provided expert advice and guidance to help us find solutions that meet the needs of both countries.
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Ambassador Heyman addresses U.S.-Canada SAGE Summit

As Delivered Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you. Glenn [Richardson, JobsOhio, Managing Director for Advanced Manufacturing and Aerospace], I appreciate that. Before I begin this morning, I’d just like to take a few moments to say a few words about the tragic loss of life, actually let’s call it what it is, a ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks to the Canadian International Council

Check Against Delivery – June 9, 2016 Thank you, David [David Dyment, President of Canadian International Council], for that introduction, and thanks to the Canadian International Council’s National Capital Branch for the invitation to join you tonight. It’s always a pleasure for me to speak to groups such as yours, both to share my enthusiasm ...
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Ambassador Heyman at the Great Lakes Economic Forum

"Whether we are working jointly to ensure the environmental health of the region, cooperating to expedite the safe and efficient transport of goods and services across our shared border, or developing innovative approaches to the challenges of our time, the Great Lakes region will continue to play a central role in U.S. and Canadian prosperity."
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President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada at State Dinner

"This visit has been a celebration of the values that we share. We, as a peoples, are committed to the principles of equality and opportunity -- the idea that if you work hard and play by the rules, you can make it if you try, no matter what the circumstances of your birth, in both ...
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Ambassador Heyman Delivers Closing Address at Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Summit

Ambassador Bruce Heyman delivered the closing address to over 400 financial service professionals at the annual Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Summit in Toronto on November 23, 2015. Summit participants included Maureen Jensen, Executive Director of the Ontario Securities Commission and Janet Ecker, former Ontario Finance Minister and Executive Director of the Toronto Financial Services ...
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Commerce Secretary Trip Highlights Close US-Canada Trade Relationship

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker arrived in Ottawa today for her first official visit to Canada. The two-day trip will include meetings and events in Ottawa and Toronto highlighting the close and vibrant economic relationship between the United States and Canada. In meetings with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Minister of Industry James Moore and Minister of International Trade ...
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Secretary Kerry Visits Ottawa

On October 28th, Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Ottawa to conduct a series of bilateral meetings and to convey condolences to senior Canadian officials following last week’s attacks in Canada. Secretary Kerry’s first stop was a visit to the National War Memorial with Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird where the Secretary participated in ...
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DHS Assistant Secretary Gives Intelligence and National Security Lecture at Carleton University

Carleton University graduate students had the opportunity to listen to and discuss North America’s security with Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security Alan Bersin their first week back in class. Sharing his vision on the North American security perimeter, Bersin discussed how the 2011 Beyond the Border (BTB) agreement between ...
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Excerpts from Ambassador-Designate Heyman’s Remarks at Swearing-in Ceremony in Washington

As prepared for delivery. As the Chief of Mission, I will be the President’s Representative and senior-most government official in Canada. I will represent all Americans, man and woman, young and old, of all races, religions, sexual preferences and political affiliations. The relationship the United States has with Canada is indeed special, but also enduring. ...
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