During their final statements, Biden and Trudeau highlighted areas of cooperation that were of particular interest to both countries.
"Job one remains keeping people safe and ending this pandemic".
The Biden team will draw on lessons from the current crisis on chips and a shortage on personal protective equipment that plagued the USA last year, one of the officials said. The process could potentially take years, he said.
Since taking office, it is his first bilateral meeting with Justin Trudeau.
"We're standing united in this fight".
And so began yesterday's virtual meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau--a meeting attended by top cabinet officials from both countries, including U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Garneau.
"While we can not predict what crisis will hit us, we should have the capacity to respond quickly in the face of challenges", the White House said.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he is asking the chamber's top Democrats and Republicans to draw up legislation aimed at improving US competitiveness with China in manufacturing and technology, including bolstering the supply of American-made semiconductors.
"We're going to get out of the business of reacting to supply chain crises as they arise", the official said.
A Canadian official said that while Canada has received assurances from Biden's team that Buy American isn't meant to target Canada and that Ottawa will be consulted going forward, that "doesn't mean we are out of the woods". Canada is now receiving doses from plants in Europe.
Biden revoked a permit for the Keystone pipeline, which would transport 830,000 barrels a day of carbon-intensive heavy crude from Canada's Alberta to Nebraska, on his first day in office last month, as part of a flurry of executive orders aimed at curbing climate change.
Mr. Biden also rescinded a Trump order allowing the Defense Department to exclude itself from collective bargaining requirements. Biden expressed support, although he did not go further to say what, if anything, his administration was prepared to do to help.
It is created to encourage the federal government to spend more of the roughly $600 billion earmarked for procurement to boost US factories and hiring.
To make progress, Greenwood said, the Prime Minister's Office might do well to pretend Donald Trump is still president.
Eric Miller, a Canada-U.
Tai said she knows the "opportunities and limitations in our existing toolbox" without mentioning specifics of how she would address tariffs and export bans in the text of remarks seen by Bloomberg ahead of her confirmation hearing Thursday before the Senate Finance Committee.