Speaking in French, Trudeau thanked Biden for his support in calling for the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
Experts want Ottawa to push hard for a Canadian exemption from plans to prioritize U.S. businesses for federal infrastructure and procurement.
The two are expected to discuss each country's COVID-19 response, climate change, their energy relationship, defence and security, and promoting diversity and inclusion.
The opposition motion passed in the House of Commons by a vote of 326 to 3.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney offered new criticisms of U.S. President Joe Biden's decision to block the US$8-billion cross-border energy project on his first day in office.
'We have been spending months getting ready for that,' Canada's Ambassador to the U.S. Kirsten Hillman told 'The West Block''s Mercedes Stephenson.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is slamming U.S. President Donald Trump, saying the outgoing president incited the violence that took place in D.C. on Wednesday.
Ipsos poll finds most think a Joe Biden presidency would most benefit Canadian interests.