Media Briefing on President Obama's Visit to Canada

February 17, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am

Speakers: David Biette, Director, Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Paul Frazer, Senior Advisor, mCapitol Management; Jodi White, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and former President of the Public Policy Forum

In the midst of the domestic issues President Obama is working on, he will soon take his first trip abroad as president when he will visit Canada's capital, Ottawa, for a series of quick meetings on Thursday, February 19. President Obama will meet with Canadian Prime Minister Harper to discuss important issues in the bilateral relationship. Paul Frazer and Jodi White of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute Advisory Board will gather for a special briefing to assess developments and issues related to the visit. Each will give a very brief presentation followed by a Q&A session.


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