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RELEASE: Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress to Host Events with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau During State Visit

RELEASE: Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress to Host Events with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau During State Visit

Washington, D.C. — Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress will host a series of special events in March with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his first state visit to the United States.

Canada 2020 President Thomas Pitfield issued the following statement:

Canada 2020 is thrilled to host Prime Minister Trudeau during his state visit to Washington, D.C., in March. Prime Minister Trudeau and his team have been partners and supporters of Canada 2020 since its inception 10 years ago and have helped establish Canada 2020 as one of the nation’s leading progressive think thanks. We share the enthusiasm expressed by supporters around the globe for Prime Minister Trudeau and his refreshing brand of progressive leadership and we look forward to facilitating a continued dialogue with our friends and partners particularly in the United States.

Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden issued the following statement:

The Center for American Progress is delighted to host Prime Minister Trudeau during his state visit to Washington, D.C., next month. Prime Minister Trudeau has been a long-term ally of progressives in the United States, and he and his team have been engaged for many years in CAP’s work through the Global Progress network and the Inclusive Prosperity Commission. We are looking forward to strengthening these partnerships in the months and years to come, and to hearing the prime minister’s vision for the future of the global progressive movement.

Canada 2020 and the Center for American Progress are members of Global Progress, a network of progressive think tanks and research entities aiming to advance progressive policies and leadership.

Full details of the events to follow in the coming weeks.

For more information from Canada 2020, contact Alex Paterson at alex@canada2020.ca or (613) 793-8234
For more information from CAP,
contact Tom Caiazza at tcaiazza@americanprogress.org or (202) 481-7141

Canada 2020 is Canada’s leading, independent, progressive think tank. Founded in 2006, Canada 2020 produces original research, hosts events, and starts conversations about Canada’s future. Canada 2020’s goal is to build a community of progressive ideas and people that will move and shape governments. For more, visit www.canada2020.ca

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