U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to visit Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, today officially announced that Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States of America, will undertake an official visit to Canada on December 8 and 9, 2016.

During his visit, Vice President Biden will attend an official dinner in his honour and meet with Prime Minister Trudeau.

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"I look forward to meeting with Vice President Biden and discussing the strength of our two countries' relationship. Canada has no closer friend, partner, and ally than the U.S., and our relationship with our neighbour to the south is critical to citizens on both sides of the border."

- Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

Quick Facts

  • The U.S. is Canada's largest trading partner, and Canada is the most important foreign market for 35 U.S. states.
  • Canada and the U.S. exchange approximately $2.4 billion in goods and services every day.

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