Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the Prime Minister of Norway, Jonas Gahr Støre, on the margins of the 2023 Global Progress Action Summit in Montréal, Quebec.
Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Støre reaffirmed the close relationship between Canada and Norway, based on shared values, interests, and priorities, such as shepherding the economy to make life more affordable for Canadians and Norwegians, and fighting against climate change. They discussed the Global Carbon Pricing Challenge as a good example of working together to cut emissions and fight climate change.
They also emphasized the importance of working together to make democracies stronger and more resilient, and discussed shared priorities for engagement with emerging and developing economies.
The leaders exchanged views on protecting global peace and security, and underscored their commitment to supporting Ukraine for as long as it takes. Prime Minister Trudeau noted the importance of Arctic security, and reiterated Canada’s support for Norway’s role as Chair of the Arctic Council.
The prime ministers agreed to stay in close contact and looked forward to ongoing collaboration.