President Trump sends Canada Day message to the Governor General

June 30, 2017

For Immediate Release

President Donald J. Trump sent the following message to His Excellency The Right Honorable David Johnston, congratulating Canada on the 150th Anniversary of Confederation:

“My warmest wishes go out to the people of Canada in celebration of the 150th anniversary of your National Day on July 1.

“The United States cherishes our relationship with Canada.  Throughout the years, no two countries have formed a bond as unique as ours.  Canada and the United States have stood together steadfastly in times of peace and war, through prosperity and hardship.  We are united by the world’s longest border, but —above all—by the shared values we together hold so highly.

“I congratulate Canada on this historic occasion, and look forward to the continuation of our strong relationship.”


Jennifer Young
Senior Media Specialist
U.S. Embassy Ottawa