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The Alberta Washington Office works to build stronger, mutually beneficial economic ties between Alberta and the United States. Its priorities include communicating to U.S. decision-makers that Alberta:

  • is a key trading partner and 966,872 U.S. jobs are supported by trade with Alberta
  • is a secure, reliable and growing energy supplier
  • develops our world-scale energy resources in an environmentally responsible way
  • has innovative, forward-facing industries, excellent infrastructure and a competitive business environment

The Alberta Washington Office also provides support to Alberta and U.S. companies with an interest in trade and investment opportunities.


Alberta participates in a number of organizations with membership from both sides of the border. These include:

  • Council of State Governments
  • The Energy Council
  • The National Association of State Directors of Agriculture
  • The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER)

Alberta’s ties with the U.S.

The U.S. is Alberta’s number one trading partner. The Alberta Washington Office continues to cooperate and engage with individual states to advance trade and investment across a variety of sectors, including energy, agriculture, forestry, manufacturing, and tourism.

Find out more about Alberta’s trade relationship with every U.S. state.

Personnel in D.C.

James Rajotte, Alberta’s Senior Representative to the United States of America
Email: [email protected]

Julia Bareman, Managing Director
Email: [email protected]

Alexi Drucker, Senior Business Development Officer
Email: [email protected]

Alberta Washington Office
Embassy of Canada
501 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

Twitter: @ABintheUSA


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