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Why Joe Biden is coming to Canada

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

It’s probably not the valedictory tour the leader of the free world had in mind, but President Barack Obama went to Europe after the U.S. election to reassure foreign leaders. And his second-in-command, who was just in Colombia as Obama’s point person for diplomacy in the Western Hemisphere, will be here in Canada to do the same before president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next month.

During his Ottawa visit, Joe Biden will meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and attend an official state dinner on Thursday, as well as speak with premiers — in Ottawa for a first ministers’ meeting on Friday — to discuss “a range of bilateral and global issues.”

Click here to read the story originally published for Yahoo Canada News.

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