Canada and U.S. agree on Joint Action Plans to boost security, trade and travel
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama announced today that Canada and the United States have agreed to implement two action plans designed to speed up legitimate trade and travel, improve security in North America, and align regulatory approaches between the two countries.
On February 4, 2011, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and United States President Barack Obama announced the creation of the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) to better align the two countries’ regulatory approaches, where possible.
On June 1, 2011,
The RCC Joint Action Plan is an important step in the ongoing process of regulatory cooperation between
Bilateral working groups are leading the implementation of initiatives identified in the Joint Action Plan, and are developing work plans which detail concrete objectives, deliverables and milestones for tangible progress within the RCC’s two-year mandate.