Rachel Notley, Premier has said that “Alberta has a long history of working collaboratively and beneficially with the U.S. These roundtable discussions demonstrate our province’s commitment to continuing our mutually beneficial relationship to create jobs and grow the economy on both sides of the border.”

The Premier held the first of a series of roundtable discussions with business leaders from the oil and gas, agriculture, forestry, and manufacturing sectors over several days to discuss our trade relationship with the U.S., the economy and how Alberta can continue to ensure strong trade ties that will help generate jobs for millions of Albertans and Americans.

Premier Notley met with leaders from the oil and gas industry this morning in Calgary. She will meet with agriculture and agri-food sectors this afternoon, and will meet with representatives from the forestry and manufacturing sectors on Feb. 17 in Edmonton.Premier Notley also announced that she will travel to Washington, D.C., at the end of the month to advocate for Alberta’s key business sectors and promote the importance of Alberta-U.S. relations to both jurisdictions.