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Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister Freeland speak with media regarding the American steel and aluminum tariffs in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | What Chrystia Freeland left unstated about the standard for conduct of international relations is that the dominant feature of world politics has been the exercise of American hegemonic power.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Donald Trump during the G7 in Taormina, Italy.Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | Canada is better off working with other countries to build a reasonable multilateral trading world rather than depending on the goodwill of a Donald Trump to re-negotiate NAFTA.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, in the Oval Office. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | While the outrage in Ottawa is being directed at Trump, the action taken by the U.S. is very much in line with the way U.S. authorities have acted historically when they want to exert their dominance.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Ottawa. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | The U.S. "wield a big stick" approach to NAFTA leaves the Canadian renegotiation strategy looking like a dead end -- and Canadian negotiators with a futile task.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a Women One roundtable discussion in Washington. PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Duncan Cameron | Justin Trudeau has followed up on his initial engagements with the Trump administration, and made gender equality the priority item of his G7 presidency.
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Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood, Stuart Trew | In a series of speeches on Monday morning, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland outlined six broad priorities for Canada in the impending renegotiation of NAFTA.
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Scott Sinclair, Stuart Trew, Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | The NAFTA renegotiation drama is taking centre stage -- and it looks more like a summer rerun than the transformative spectacle we were promised.
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Linda McQuaig | NAFTA has been key to the transformation of Canada, enabling corporations to become more dominant economically and politically, while rendering our labour force increasingly vulnerable and insecure.
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Linda McQuaig | In an age when control over energy shapes global politics and the fate of the world, why wouldn't Canadians be happy to leave our energy in the hands of Trump's Washington and Big Oil?
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Duncan Cameron | U.S. President Donald Trump took off last Friday for a nine-day trip abroad that did not begin with (or include) a stop in Canada. The Trudeau government cannot be too disappointed.
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Duncan Cameron | Team Trudeau have decided they have less to fear from the NDP profiting from the Liberal shift to the right, than from disgruntled Ontario Tories getting out in big numbers to vote against them.
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Duncan Cameron | With the advent of Donald Trump, international trade has taken centre stage in U.S. politics. Trumponomics suggests that the rest of the world has been cheating the U.S. out of jobs and wealth.