print-only banner
The White House Skip Main Navigation
In Focus
News by Date
Federal Facts
West Wing

 Home > News & Policies > April 2003

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 13, 2003

Statement by the Press Secretary
Postponement of the President's Trip to Canada

After consultations, the U.S. and Canadian governments have decided to postpone President Bush's May 5 State Visit to Ottawa. The postponement is due to the President's ongoing obligations to help the people of Iraq build a nation that is whole, free and at peace. President Bush and Prime Minister Chrtien look forward to accomplishing these goals that both share.