Justin Trudeau & Kamala Harris Had A Phone Call Today & Chatted About Montreal
Justin Trudeau and Kamala Harris have more in common than just being two of the most powerful politicians in North America.
The two have also both lived and studied in Montreal, which was a topic of conversation during the pair's first official post-election phone call.
I spoke with @VP @KamalaHarris today and congratulated her on her historic election. We also spoke about our shared… https://t.co/HOlCAHfYdx— Justin Trudeau (@Justin Trudeau) 1612217478
According to a readout from the prime minister's office, the two spoke about Vice President Harris' "historic" election win before she "recalled fondly" her time in Montreal.
Harris lived in Montreal while her mother did research at the Jewish General Hospital and taught at McGill University — where Trudeau got his undergrad degree.
Trudeau and Harris touched on several other topics in their phone call, including the border closure and climate change.
They also discussed firearm trafficking, online hate and gender-based violence.
"Both the Prime Minister and Vice President looked forward to the upcoming bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Trudeau and President Biden," the readout said.