The Pacific NorthWest Economic Region is a statutory public/private non-profit created in 1991 by the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington, and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Yukon and Northwest Territories. PNWER’s goals are to coordinate provincial and state policies throughout the region, to identify and promote ‘models of success’, to serve as a conduit to exchange information, to promote greater regional collaboration, and to leverage regional influence in Ottawa and Washington D.C.
The International Mobility and Trade Corridor Program is a U.S.-Canadian coalition of business and government agencies that identifies and promotes improvements to mobility and security for the four border crossings that connect Whatcom County and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, which together are known as the Cascade Gateway. The Cascade Gateway ports of entry are among the busiest and most economically important along the entire border.
The mission of the Transportation Border Working Group is to facilitate the safe, secure, efficient, and environmentally responsible movement of people and goods across the Canada-U.S. border. The TBWG brings together multiple transportation and border agencies, and other organizations, to coordinate transportation planning, policy implementation, and the deployment of technology to enhance border infrastructure and operations. As such, this forum fosters on-going communication, information sharing, and the exchange of best practices to improve the transportation and the safety and security systems that connect our two countries.
The Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance is a broad based, grassroots organization comprised of businesses, private and public sector organizations, and individuals involved in Can/Am trade, border crossing, transportation, and tourism. Can/Am BTA has over 20 prominent board members and advisors with extensive border trade & management expertise.
The Eastern Border Transportation Coalition is non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving the movement of people and goods between the United States and Canada. EBTC members are the transportation agencies of the U.S. States of Michigan, New York, Vermont and Maine and the Canadian Provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia.