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06/25/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/25/2019 16:09

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada to meet with United States Attorney General in Washington, D.C.

June 25, 2019 - Washington, D.C. - Department of Justice Canada

Canadians and Americans share common values of a just and equitable society. Continued collaboration, productive conversation and partnership between Canada and the United States on justice priorities remain a priority for the Government of Canada.

Tomorrow, the Honorable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada will meet with William Barr, United States Attorney General. This meeting follows on an introductory call Minister Lametti had with Attorney General Barr on April 25th. They will discuss a broad range of matters including money laundering, data privacy, crimes that target seniors, telemarketing and elder fraud, as well as the upcoming meeting of Ministers of the Quintet and Five Country Ministerial.

As part of the Government of Canada's work to modernize Canada's privacy laws, Minister Lametti will engage with U.S. experts on issues related to privacy reform. He will also meet with academics to discuss current trends in Canada-U.S. policy.