Crazily, Trump wants a trade war; Canada better gear up
By Les WhittingtonJun. 13, 2018
Trump and his senior officials’ tirade has brought Canada-U.S. relations to an historic low.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured leaving the National Press Theatre in Ottawa last month, should move ahead quickly with aid to vulnerable Canadian sectors and support for export diversification away from the U.S., says Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Last weekend, Canadians got an indication of what they are really dealing with when it comes to United States President Trump.
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