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President Biden arrives in Ottawa: What you need to know about day one of the visit

U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrived in Ottawa on a foggy Thursday evening, kicking off a whirlwind two-day visit to the capital. Ottawa police and the city of Ottawa have warned residents and visitors will see an increased police presence across the downtown core, and there will be "significant traffic and transit disruptions" during the visit.

People hold umbrellas as they pass Canadian and American flags lining Wellington Street in front of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, before the visit of U.S. President Joe Biden to Canada, on Thursday, March 23, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

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Biden has arrived in Canada: Here's what we know about his visit

U.S. President Joe Biden has arrived in Canada, kicking off his short but long-awaited overnight official visit to Canada. The official itinerary has just been released; here's everything you need to know about what will be on the agenda, and what key players are saying about the upcoming visit.

President Joe Biden, center, and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden greet The Right Honorable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Canada & Mrs. Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, left, during the Summit of the Americas, Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)


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