Members of Congress & Parliament will meet this week in Washington, DC
Congress members Brian Higgins and Bill Huizenga, along with Canadian Sen. Michael L. MacDonald and Member of Parliament John McKay, all of whom serve as co-chairs of the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, announced plans for bilateral discussions on issues related to U.S.-Canada interests. A meeting of the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group is scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
Several members of Congress and Parliament are planning to attend to discuss border management and cross-border travel and tourism, as well as issues related to tax and trade, the environment, and shared foreign affairs interests.
Higgins represents the Western New York region bordering Southern Ontario, including the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls. In addition to his role with the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group, he is co-chair of the Northern Border Caucus, a member of the Great Lakes Task Force, and serves on the House of Representatives Committee on Budget as well as the Ways and Means Committee, including its subcommittee on trade.
Huizenga’s Western Michigan district borders Lake Michigan. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and serves as Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force.