Presidents Travels to Canada

Name Locale Remarks Date
Warren G. Harding Vancouver Official reception during return from Alaska. July 26, 1923
Franklin D. Roosevelt Campobello Island Vacation. June 29-​July 1, 1933
Franklin D. Roosevelt Campobello Island Vacation. July 28-​30, 1936
Franklin D. Roosevelt Quebec Official visit; met with Governor General Lord Tweedsmuir. July 31, 1936
Franklin D. Roosevelt Kingston Received honorary degree from Queens University and dedicated Thousand Islands Bridge. August 18, 1938
Franklin D. Roosevelt Campobello Island (Nova Scotia), Sydney (Nova Scotia) Fishing trip. August 14-​16, 1939
Franklin D. Roosevelt Halifax Stopped while returning to the United States. August 21-​23, 1939
Franklin D. Roosevelt Quebec, Ottawa Attended First Quebec Conference with British Prime Minister Churchill. August 17-​25, 1943
Franklin D. Roosevelt Quebec Attended Second Quebec Conference with British Prime Minister Churchill. September 11-​16, 1944
Harry S. Truman Ottawa Official visit; met with Governor General Alexander and Prime Minister Mackenzie King. June 10-​12, 1947
Dwight D. Eisenhower Ottawa State visit; addressed joint session of Parliament. November 13-​15, 1953
Dwight D. Eisenhower Ottawa Informal visit; addressed joint session of Parliament. July 8-​11, 1958
Dwight D. Eisenhower Montreal Joined Queen Elizabeth 11 in ceremony opening St. Lawrence Seaway. June 26, 1959
John F. Kennedy Ottawa State visit; addressed joint session of Parliament. May 16-​18, 1961
Lyndon B. Johnson Vancouver Informal visit; met with Prime Minister Pearson in ceremonies related to the Columbia River Treaty. September 16, 1964
Lyndon B. Johnson Campobello Island, Chamcook Laid cornerstone at Roosevelt-Campobello International Park and conferred informally with Prime Minister Pearson. August 21-​22, 1966
Lyndon B. Johnson Montreal, Ottawa Attended Expo 67 and conferred informally with Prime Minister Pearson. May 25, 1967
Richard M. Nixon Ottawa State visit; met with Governor General Michener and Prime Minister Trudeau; addressed Parliament. April 13-​15, 1972
Ronald Reagan Ottawa State visit; met with Prime Minister Trudeau and addressed Parliament. March 10-​11, 1981
Ronald Reagan Ottawa Attended Economic Summit Conference of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. July 19-​21, 1981
Ronald Reagan Quebec Met with Prime Minister Mulroney. March 17-​18, 1985
Ronald Reagan Ottawa Official visit; met with Prime Minister Mulroney. Addressed Parliament April 6. April 4-​6, 1987
Ronald Reagan Toronto Attended Economic Summit Meeting of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. June 19-​21, 1988
George H. W. Bush Ottawa Working visit; met with Prime Minister Mulroney. February 10, 1989
George H. W. Bush Toronto Informal meeting with Prime Minister Mulroney. April 10, 1990
George H. W. Bush Ottawa Met with Prime Minister Mulroney and signed an Air Quality Agreement. March 13-​14, 1991
George H. W. Bush Toronto Informal meeting with Prime Minister Mulroney. July 9, 1991
William J. Clinton Vancouver Summit meeting with Russian President Yeltsin; also met with Prime Minister Mulroney. April 3-​4, 1993
William J. Clinton Ottawa State visit. February 23-​24, 1995
William J. Clinton Halifax (Nova Scotia) Attended Economic Summit Meeting with the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Also met with Russian President Yeltsin. June 15-​17, 1995
William J. Clinton Vancouver Attended APEC Economic Summit meeting. November 23-​25, 1997
William J. Clinton Ottawa, Mont Tremblant Working visit. Met with Prime Minister Chretien and Quebec Premier Bouchard, attended Federalism Conference at Mont Tremblant, and dedicated new Embassy building. October 7-​8, 1999
George W. Bush Quebec Attended the Summit of the Americas. April 20-​22, 2001
George W. Bush Kananaskis (Alberta) Attended the G-8 Economic Summit June 25-​27, 2002
George W. Bush Ottawa, Gatineau, Halifax Met with Prime Minister Martin. November 30-​December 1, 2004
George W. Bush Montebello, Quebec Attended North American Leaders’ Summit with Mexican President Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Harper. August 20-​21, 2007
Barack Obama Ottawa Met with Prime Minister Harper. February 19, 2009
Barack Obama Muskoka, Toronto Attended the G-8 and G-20 Economic Summit Meetings. June 25-​27, 2010