Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - July 14, 2017

On the margins of his participation at the National Governors Association meeting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met today with Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin.

The Prime Minister and the Governor discussed a range of Canada-Wisconsin issues, including the shared importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement, steel and aluminum trade, and the significance of the agricultural industry, including dairy, to both economies.

The Prime Minister and the Governor further discussed the importance of the Great Lakes and border infrastructure. 

Canada-Wisconsin bilateral trade was valued at US$10.7 billion in 2016 with 158,000 jobs resulting from this trade. Canada is Wisconsin’s top agricultural market.