Tariffs, Trade & the Pandemic Recovery:
A Conversation with Canada’s Ambassador to the United States Kirsten Hillman
In these unprecedented times, the collaboration between Canada and the United States remains strong in managing our shared border and integrated supply chains. In a post-COVID recovery, the USMCA will be the foundation for our long-term economic recovery efforts and increased North American competitiveness. Join Amb. Kirsten Hillman for a conversation on Tariffs, Trade & the Pandemic Recovery, Wednesday, September 16th at noon.
About Ambassador Kirsten Hillman
Kirsten Hillman was appointed Canada’s Ambassador to the United States of America in Washington D.C. in March 2020. She served as Canada’s Acting Ambassador to the United States of America in Washington, D.C. since August 2019. Before that, she served as Deputy Ambassador in Washington from August 2017 to August 2019.
Prior to joining the Embassy of Canada to the United States, Ms. Hillman held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister of the Trade Agreements and Negotiations Branch at Global Affairs Canada, overseeing all of Canada’s trade policy and trade negotiations. She was also Canada’s Chief Negotiator for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Ms. Hillman has held various positions at home and abroad, including Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of the Trade Policy Branch and Senior Legal Adviser at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization in Geneva.
Before joining Global Affairs Canada, Ms. Hillman practiced law in the private sector in Montréal and at the Department of Justice in Ottawa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Bachelor of Common Law from McGill University.
FREE for PCFR Members
$10 for Non-Members
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12:00 pm-1:15 pm PDT
Meeting link and instructions will be emailed prior to the event.