Canada and the United States have enjoyed a long and enduring relationship on a broad range of issues, which has led to strong military and economic partnerships, cultural ties and a strengthened relationship throughout the years.
The combined Canada and Arizona bilateral trade exceed $3.7 billion dollars each year.
Over 146,000 Arizona jobs depend on trade and investment with Canada.
Over 895,000 Canadian visitors to Arizona annually contribute $920 million dollars to the Arizona economy.
The respect and recognition of the great and long standing relationship between Canada and the United States, both economically and culturally, this great state and nation are encouraged to observe Canada Week with appropriate activities and ceremonies.
Douglas A. Ducey, Governor of the State of Arizona, do hereby proclaim February 7 – 13, 2016 as Canada Week.