Prime Minister Stephen Harper is reiterating that Canada is prepared to retaliate in an ongoing trade war with the United States over country of origin meat-labelling (COOL) rules.
Speaking with rural leaders in Saskatoon March 12, Harper said that retaliation will become essential at some point in the dispute.
“We are prepared to retaliate at a point in time,” the prime minister told the audience. “Obviously we don’t want to retaliate in a way that would endanger our wider trade interests, but I will say that at some, point retaliation becomes essential.”
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