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International, Politics

Trump brought up War of 1812 in testy phone call with Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump had a testy phone call on May 25 over new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration targeting steel and aluminum imports coming from Canada, CNN reported and CBC confirmed Wednesday. Trump invoked the »

International, Politics

Trudeau calls Trump to expresses ‘serious concern’ about proposed steel tariffs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called U.S. President Donald Trump Monday evening to register ‘his serious concern’ about the U.S. administration’s plan to impose steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, according to a read-out of the phone call from »

International, Politics

Canada pushes back at Trump’s linking of steel and aluminium tariffs to ‘fair NAFTA’

Ottawa would view any tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Canadian steel or aluminum ‘as absolutely unacceptable’ and will take appropriate measures to defend its workers and industries if needed, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland reiterated on Monday. “We will »