Ottawa, March 26, 2020: The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that Kirsten Hillman has been appointed as Canada’s Ambassador to the United States.
Ms. Hillman has served as Canada’s Acting Ambassador to the United States since August 2019, and was previously the Deputy Ambassador.
Ms. Hillman has played critical roles in the negotiations of important trade agreements for Canada, including the new NAFTA and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
More recently, she has worked in close collaboration with partners in the United States and around the world to support Canada’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, including the temporary border agreement reached last week between Canada and the United States.
As Canada’s Ambassador to the United States, Ms. Hillman will continue to lead important outreach efforts to build on the already strong relationship enjoyed by our two countries.