Readout of Secretary Napolitano's Meeting with Public Safety Canada Minister Vic Toews [September 12, 2012] [open pdf - 155KB]
On September 12, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security issued the following press release: "Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano met with Public Safety Canada Minister Vic Toews to discuss progress in implementing the Beyond the Border (BTB) Action Plan: 'A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness,' announced by President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in December 2011. 'Our countries have made significant progress in implementing the initiatives of the Beyond the Border Action Plan,' said Secretary Napolitano. 'We will continue to work together to move the plan forward - further enhancing the economic and national security of both of our nations.' 'Public Safety Canada continues to work closely and effectively with our U.S. partners to strengthen trade ties and ensure that our shared border remains open to legitimate businesses and travelers,' said Minister Toews. 'The collaboration and intelligence sharing between Canada and the U.S. continues to strengthen the security of both our nations.'"
U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/