The president and his Cabinet are expected to meet virtually with Canada’s ministers on a number of global issues, according to the White House.
Trudeau was the first foreign leader Biden contacted when he took office. The prime minister has expressed enthusiasm over working with Biden, but the U.S.-Canada relationship gained some tension after Biden made the choice to block the Keystone XL pipeline project, citing environmental concerns. Trudeau has long been an advocate for the project, and the president acknowledged the prime minister’s “disappointment.”
Biden has had phone calls with several world leaders, but White House press secretary Jen Psaki said it