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PMO’s new Canada-U.S. relations ‘war room’ unit seen as ‘smart,’ considered unprecedented

By Laura Ryckewaert      

'They’ve done exactly what they should do. They’ve set up a war room to deal with Donald Trump problems,' says Warren Kinsella.

Brian Clow, left, pictured in this file photo in 2010, heads up the Canada-U.S. affairs unit in the Prime Minister's Office, considered unprecedented. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

The PMO’s unprecedented new Canada-U.S. relations “war room” led by Brian Clow is being lauded by observers as a smart move, created to help coordinate the Trudeau government’s quick response and strategy to U.S. President Donald Trump’s unpredictable new administration.

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