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Trump administration’s demand for 3M to halt shipment of masks will ‘hurt’ Canada, U.S., Trudeau says

By Palak Mangat      

The government is also spending $100-million to help food banks, which have been hit hard during the pandemic with fewer donations and limited volunteers.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the U.S.' demand that companies like 3M halt exports of N95 masks to Canada will 'hurt' both economies, which still engage in cross-border trade, even as the border has been sealed to non-essential travel. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that the Trump administration’s request demanding that manufacturing giant 3M stop exports of U.S.-made N95 masks to Canada will “hurt” both economies, but stopped short of saying if his government is considering retaliatory measures.

Palak Mangat

Palak Mangat is an online reporter with The Hill Times.
- pmangat@hilltimes.com


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