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Canada's 'been in quite intimate contact' with Obama administration

Peter Kent says Canadian officials have been in close contact with the Obama transition team to discuss issues of mutual interest.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama may have different political ideologies, but the Harper Conservatives say they're confident both leaders will get along just fine, says Peter Kent, minister of state for Foreign Affairs for the Americas, who represented Canada at the new U.S. President's historic inauguration ceremony last week in Washington, D.C.

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Canada's 'been in quite intimate contact' with Obama administration

Peter Kent says Canadian officials have been in close contact with the Obama transition team to discuss issues of mutual interest.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama may have different political ideologies, but the Harper Conservatives say they're confident both leaders will get along just fine, says Peter Kent, minister of state for Foreign Affairs for the Americas, who represented Canada at the new U.S. President's historic inauguration ceremony last week in Washington, D.C.

  

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Monday, May 4, 2015
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Famous 5 Ottawa recognizes Wynne as a nation builder May 1, 2015

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne arriving at the NAC on Thursday, April 30, 2015. She was being recognized as a nation builder by Famous 5 Ottawa.

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Premier Wynne making a grand entrance to a standing ovation of Hill women on Thursday, April 30.

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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson going in for a handshake with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.

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Famous 5 Ottawa's founding chair Isabel Metcalfe and Malini Giridhar, vice-president of gas supply and business development at Enbridge. Ms Wynne joins a growing list of women who have been recognized for their leadership and courage in advancing equality.

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Maclean's journalists Paul Wells and Michael Petrou.

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