Biden has vowed to rebuild America’s alliances following four years of former President Donald Trump’s “America First” foreign policy. ETLocation: The White HouseOnline stream: Live on CBSN in the player above or on your mobile or streaming deviceTo boost alliances, the blueprint calls for a revival of the North American Leaders’ Summit as a “recommitment of solidarity” between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, according to the White House. ET and statements at 5:45 p.m. Watch Live: Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meet virtually and make statements
February 23, 2021 / 9:33 AM
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President Joe Biden is holding his first bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, with the two leaders convening virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Such shared goals include combating the COVID-19 pandemic, a sustained economic recovery, tackling the climate crisis, bolstering continental defense and strengthening global alliances.How to watch Biden and Trudeau meet and give statementsWhat: President Joe Biden participates in a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the two deliver statementsDate: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Time: Virtual bilateral meeting at 4 p.m. First published on February 23, 2021 / 9:33 AM During the virtual meeting, after which the two leaders are set to make statements, Mr. The roadmap aims to “advance our shared vision of prosperity, diversity, equity and justice for all our citizens,” the White House said.Mr. Biden and Trudeau will unveil a “U.S.-Canada Partnership Roadmap” detailing a commitment between the two nations to address areas of mutual concerns. The president participated Friday in a virtual meeting of the G7 and committed up to $4 billion to COVAX, an initiative backed by the World Health Organization that aims to ensure equitable access to vaccines worldwide.