His priorities should be: protecting NAFTA, Keystone approval, and a softwood lumber deal.
Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa last summer. They are negotiating a new softwood lumber deal. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
No matter who is elected to the White House every four years, whether Republican or Democrat, the government of Canada has only one job: to defend Canada’s interests.
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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.