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A Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership

  • Tuesday, April 05, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Southern New Hampshire University, Mara Auditorium


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In February 2021, seeking to revitalize their relationship, the United States and Canada signed a Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership, an agenda for increased cooperation on COVID-19, mutual prosperity, defense and security, and climate change. What progress has been made on the Roadmap in the last year?  And where do American and Canadian efforts diverge?

On April 5, the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is honored to host Canada's Consul General to Boston, Rodger Cuzner, to discuss the U.S.-Canada Partnership and what it means for New Hamp-shire. Topics covered will include the recent truckers' protest in Ottawa, the current state of Canadian politics, energy, trade, tourism and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the Consul General's remarks, there will be a moderated Question and Answer session. 

This event is presented in partnership with the Franco-American Centre of New Hampshire.

We hope you can join us for this special event, in person or online! 

Online -

In-Person: Mara Auditorium, Webster Hall, SNHU

About the Speaker

Rodger Cuzner is currently the Consul General of Canada in Boston. From 2000 to 2019, he was a Member of Parliament for Bras d’Or Cape Breton. During his 19 years in Ottawa, Rodger served in several roles including Parliamentary Secretary to former Prime Minister Jean Chretien, Chief Opposition Whip, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development.

In his early years in parliament, Rodger focused on matters surrounding both Veteran Affairs and Fisheries and Oceans. More recently, much of his attention was directed toward Workforce Development and National Labour issues.

As an elected official representing the beautiful and iconic Northern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island, he worked with community and industry to build and mature the tourism sector. Major investments in infrastructure contributed to this growth, notably two of the top-rated golf courses in the world, Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs.

Prior to this appointment as Consul General to Boston, Rodger worked in the private sector as Senior Advisor at Rubicon Strategies in Ottawa.

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