Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Meets with Canadian Minister Ahmed Hussen

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen today met with the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship for Canada Ahmed Hussen in Washington, D.C to reaffirm their commitment to working together on immigration and border security issues.
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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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Readout of the President’s call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reiterate America’s strong bilateral cooperation with Canada.
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Foreign Agricultural Service Celebrates 150 Years of U.S.-Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Yesterday, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service hosted a sensational reception at the National Capital Commission (NCC)’s International Pavilion celebrating 150 years of agricultural friendship between the United States and Canada. In her opening remarks, U.S. Embassy Ottawa Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Aubin Moore reinforced that farmers on both sides of the U.S. Canada border are committed ...
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Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Meetings with Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan

Secretary Mattis and Minister Sajjan reaffirmed the U.S.-Canada defense relationship, emphasizing their commitments to NORAD and continental defense, and agreeing to deepen cooperation to protect North America.
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Statement by Secretary Johnson on Congressional Support for Preclearance Expansion with Canada

I applaud Congress for passing the Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016 on December 10. This legislation enables us to implement the critical 2015 United States and Canada Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine, and Air Transport Preclearance (LRMA).
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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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NASA studies details of a greening Arctic

The northern reaches of North America are getting greener, according to a NASA study that provides the most detailed look yet at plant life across Alaska and Canada. In a changing climate, almost a third of the land cover -- much of it Arctic tundra -- is looking more like landscapes found in warmer ecosystems.
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USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub Form Partnership with Natural Resources Canada

Because the United States and Canada share a similar set of values and challenges related to climate impacts on forests and agricultural lands, the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub is actively working with Natural Resources Canada and the Canadian Forest Service to share scientific and technical expertise pertaining to climate change adaptation, resources and tools.
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US, Canada Aim to Improve Lake Erie Water Quality

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Canada's Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna today announced that Canada and the U.S. have adopted targets to reduce phosphorus entering affected areas of Lake Erie by 40 percent.
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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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Collaborating Across Borders: North American Regulators Working Together to Protect Children from Harmful Toys

Shoppers across North America are gearing up for the holiday toy shopping season, and federal regulators in the United States, Mexico and Canada are joining forces to help consumers shop with confidence. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and Mexico’s Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) are holding their Third North America Consumer ...
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Commerce Secretary Pritzker to Focus on NA Economic Competitiveness During Upcoming Visit to Canada

Pritzker will travel to Ottawa to discuss the U.S.-Canada trade and commercial relationship in meetings with government leaders Will meet with Canadian and Mexican counterparts and business leaders in Toronto for annual North American Competitiveness and Innovation Conference U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will travel to Ottawa on October 30 for meetings with Canadian ...
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Labor Secretary Visits Canada

In a one-day visit to Canada on December 8, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez traveled to Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec to learn more about Canadian paid leave and maternal leave policies. In meetings with Canadian Minster of Employment and Social Development Jason Kenney, Minister of State for Social Development Candice Bergen, and ...
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