Dave MacKenzie (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety) presents a speech at the National Press Club, Ottawa, Ont., November 22, 2006.
Mr. MacKenzie discusses the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) of North America, established in 2005 by Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The SPP’s aim is to address security, prosperity, and quality of life issues affecting partnership members. Mr. MacKenzie outlines the SPP’s achievements, including border security improvements, anti-terrorism measures, and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
After speaking, Mr. MacKenzie takes questions from audience members.