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Former Assistant Secretary visits Montreal

On January 9 and 10, Esther Brimmer , former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, was in Montreal to participate in a series of conferences. On January 9, she first spoke at a lunch organized by Connexion internationale de Montréal , a new group of recent graduates and young professionals interested in international relations. Later that evening, she was ... Read More»

RCC Action Plan Webinars

Ongoing stakeholder engagement is an important part of the United States-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council’s (RCC) work. To this end, over the coming weeks, the two countries will be hosting a number of jointly-planned and executed webinars. The webinars will feature officials from both countries who are directly responsible for the implementation of the 29 initiatives ... Read More»

Monthly U.S.-NAFTA Trade Exceeds $100 Billion for First Time

U.S. trade with its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in October 2013 was $103.1 billion, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced January 7th . That figure is up 4.5 percent from the value of NAFTA trade in October 2012 and marks the first month that it has exceeded $100 billion, according to freight ... Read More»

Duluth a Midwestern Gem

People in Duluth have a reason to feel superior and it’s not only because their fair city lies on the shores of Lake Superior in Northeast Minnesota. This Great Lake, one of the four out of five that the U.S. shares with Canada, has provided Duluth with commerce, sport and beauty since the city was ... Read More»