By Steve Dellar  |  06-12-2018   News
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After the disastrous G7 meeting in Canada after which US President Donald Trump called Canadian PM Trudeau a "very dishonest and weak" leader, many Canadian diplomats realize that trade relations with their biggest trading partner will have forever changed.

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Right after White House trade advisor Peter Navarro had stated that: “There’s a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald J Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door,” the Canadian Foreign Affairs Ministry realized that the trip of their Minister next week to Washington, Ms. Chrystia Freeland, should now be focused on attempting to reset relations between the two countries as the trade war has taken this historical partnership to an all-time low.

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Mr. Colin Robertson, a former diplomat and head of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, admitted that: “We have to prepare for the worst now. There’s a lot of damage control going on today and for the next few days.”

Of course, given the value of the US-Canada trade relationship, which stands at a whopping $673 billion, analysts admit that Trump has now found a weapon he can use without congressional approval in the form of tariffs, and it is very little they can do about it at this point.

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Mr. Lawrence Herman, who works as an international trade lawyer, explained: “He’s discovered these weapons and he’s using them for maximum effect to further his ‘American First’ bellicose trade and political agenda.”

“I think the lesson has come home that as a strategic objective: be less dependent on the unreliability of the United States … What Trump is showing is that the United States is an unreliable treaty partner.”

Meanwhile, the Canadian automobile industry looks fearful into the future as President Trump reiterated his threat to impose a 25% tariff on any car imports into the US, which would devastate the $80 billion industry.


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Vic G. No. 28498 1528803561

“We Have To Prepare For The Worst”… No, you don't, just do something to prepare for the best, like get all those suckers off your welfare to prepare.. a big difference on its own. Like US. It was stagnating till Trump got hold of it. You will fail too with your Lib policies.. Get some energy into your business sector. And stop winging and whining. Trump could have said the same thing as you when he got in… but he didn't….. he did something…. get started chicken.

Sean No. 28507 1528812161

Trudeau - still not ready.

ntt1 No. 28519 1528827956

Trudeau is tremendously unpopular in Canada. We would love to see all the price fixing and market manipulation end but unfortunately and end to those tariffs will outrage quebec and thats trudeaus tribe . a tribe that has sucked Canada dry for decades. trudeau will fight to protect quebec and the rest of us be damned

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