Canada’s Strategy for Engagement in the Americas

Prime Minister Harper made the Americas a foreign policy priority in 2007 with a vision of a more prosperous, secure and democratic hemisphere.  Canada’s vision remains the same and our whole-of-government engagement in the hemisphere has never been stronger. Canada’s Strategy for Engagement in the Americas was renewed in 2012 and more than 30 departments, agencies and Crown corporations continue to devote attention to the Americas, to align resources and programming, and to identify emerging opportunities to attain Canada’s goals and objectives in the region.

Canada’s Strategy for Engagement in the Americas is founded on three goals: