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Our Approach to Dealing With Trump ‘Has Been the Right One,’ Trudeau Says

Posted June 21, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Peter Zimonjic – CBC News)

Despite an ever-increasing strain on relations between Canada and the United States on a number of fronts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday he thinks he has taken the right approach in dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump.

“I believe it’s clear the way we have engaged with the president has been the right one,” Trudeau said in French at a press conference marking the end of the parliamentary sitting.

The prime minister said he has been able to have “real conversations” with Trump that have allowed him to make the case that hurting the Canadian economy hurts the U.S. economy as well.

None of those conversations, however, have taken place since the close of the G7 meeting earlier this month in the Charlevoix region of Quebec. Click here to read more.