The Canadian Press

2009-02-19 | Obama-Canada

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Barack Obama met Prime Minister Stephen Harper February 19th in Ottawa on his first foreign visit since becoming US president. Harper and Obama announced that Canada and the US agreed to establish a "clean-energy dialogue'' to cut greenhouse gases and fight climate change. Obama said the dialogue would strengthen research and development and advance carbon reduction technology. (Obama and Harper also agreed to work closely to counter the global economic recession with "mutually beneficial stimulus efforts.")

Date: 2009-02-19
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << how we produce and use energy is fundamental to our economic recovery but also our security and our planet and we know that we can't afford to tackle these issues in isolation and that's why we're updating our collaboration on energy to meet the needs of the twenty first century >>

Clip ID: 20090219CPCN001