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Trudeau Says His Focus During U.S. Trade Talks is ‘Not Escalating’

Posted September 25, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Rebecca Joseph – Global News)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered some insight into Canada’s approach to trade talks during an armchair discussion at the UN General Assembly in New York.

Trudeau, along with Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Trade Minister Jim Carr, participated in the discussion Tuesday morning, which centred on Canada’s global outlook.

Asked about how Trudeau responds to Canada being labelled a “national security threat” to the U.S., which was the context for U.S. President Donald Trump slapping tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, Trudeau said he was trying to keep a cordial relationship with the U.S. Click here to read more.