Concludes productive two-day visit to the U.S. capital
September 18, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Industry Canada
Industry Minister James Moore today concluded a successful two-day visit to Washington, D.C. The Minister travelled to the U.S. capital for a series of meetings with representatives from the U.S. government, including Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and a number of representatives and senators.
The Minister took the opportunity to outline the Harper Government's economic policies that make Canada the most attractive country in the world for investment: lower taxes, balanced budgets, less debt, freer trade and modern digital policies.
The Minister was also the keynote speaker during a lunch hosted by the Canadian American Business Council. He highlighted Canada's strong record of attracting investment and why it continues to be the best place in the world to do business. He also spoke of the need to continue to strengthen overall North American competitiveness, creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity in Canada and the U.S.
Office of the Minister of Industry