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Trudeau to Attend Meeting with More Than 30 U.S. Governors

Posted July 10, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Alexander Panetta – Canadian Press)

The Canadian charm offensive in advance of NAFTA renegotiations will play out at one more venue before talks begin, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attending a gathering next week of several dozen U.S. state governors.

The prime minister will deliver a speech to more than 30 governors at the Rhode Island gathering of the National Governors Association and is expected to participate in less formal events like discussion forums.

This year’s annual gathering has two themes: technology and trade — and it’s the latter that will be of particularly pressing interest to Canada’s government. Click here to read more.

Related: Prime Minister to Deliver Keynote Address at 2017 U.S. National Governors Association Summer Meeting (PMO)