Ottawa, Ontario - January 29, 2017

The Prime Minister briefed today the First Ministers on the engagement Canada has undertaken to clarify the application of the recently announced United States Executive Order to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  He conveyed the assurances we have received from the US Administration that both groups would continue to have access to the United States.  He also undertook to maintain open lines of communication with the First Ministers on this matter in the coming days.