The business, environmental, political, security and self-interest cases for energy exports to Japan
In Western Canada, where the full range and importance of the trade relationship with Japan is well understood and appreciated, the hope that 'we don’t blow it this time' runs strong. But it is clouded by real worry.
This week’s visit by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s third largest trade partner, Japan, needs to go better than the German chancellor’s visit six months ago. And that means a more sensible conversation about energy exports. Not just for Japan’s sake, but for Canada’s as well, writes Carlo Dade. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade