Canada Day

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
July 1, 2009

On behalf of the United States and the American people, I would like to extend my warm congratulations to the people of Canada as they celebrate their 142nd anniversary of confederation. Canada and the United States are the closest of allies and friends. Our two peoples are joined by fundamental values that define our societies. Our two nations are joined in common cause to address the great opportunities and challenges of our time.

PRN: 2009/671