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Canadian prime minister to meet Obama on Friday

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • Stephen Harper will hold talks with President Obama at the White House
  • Canada and the United States conduct trade worth more than $1 billion a day

Washington (CNN) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet Friday with President Barack Obama at the White House.

Harper and Obama will discuss the bilateral relationship between the North American neighbors and key global issues, according to a White House statement Tuesday.

Canada is the biggest U.S. trade partner, with cross-border commerce between the countries worth more than $1 billion a day.