San Francisco, California, USA - February 9, 2018

Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, met with the Lieutenant Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, during the Prime Minister’s visit to San Francisco.

The Prime Minister and the Lieutenant Governor discussed a range of Canada-California issues, including the significance of the North American Free Trade Agreement to both economies and shared efforts to address climate change.

Canada-California bilateral trade was valued at US$25.4 billion (2016) with over 1.2 million jobs in California dependent on trade and investment with Canada. Canada is California’s second largest export destination.