Trading threats doesn’t advance trade in anything else
By Susan Riley May. 6, 2019
Justin Trudeau is in trouble as the October election looms, but he has a good story to tell on trade. Besides the new U.S./ Mexico/Canada deal, his government signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership with 11 other Pacific Rim countries.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured March 19, 2019, on the Hill. Mr. Scheer is in danger of over-playing his hand again—an abiding problem—in accusing the prime minister of displaying 'weakness around the world,' of doing 'absolutely nothing to stand up for Canada' and of 'backing down to Donald Trump, again and again,' writes Susan Riley. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade