In an effort to lower the flames in the recent crisis in trade relations with the United States, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, US President to clarify the Canada’s position and determination to defend its industries.
In an interview with Bloomberg News in Toronto on April 20, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the rise of populism and nationalism is a response to “fears” which are been treated by implementing an economic policy that allays those fears.
In a fundraising email on Friday, March 31, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the leader of the Liberal Party, urges Canadians to donate money “towards the future of our movement” in light of the economic achievements of the Liberal government based on its premise that “a strong economy starts with a strong middle class.”
Business investment per worker in Canada is at its worst level compared to the United States in more than a quarter century, according to a new report authored by William B.P. Robson, Aaron Jacobs and Benjamin Dachis.
On March 18, 2017 Finance Minister Bill Morneau concluded his participation in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Baden-Baden, Germany, where Ministers discussed issues related to global economy, international taxation, financial sector regulation, the international financial architecture, and anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.
On February 13, 2017 President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held their first official meeting in Washington, D.C. The prime minister’s office published the joint statement in which the US and Canada commit to:
Deputy Premier Deb Matthews and Minister of International Trade Michael Chan are visiting ( January 27 – February 3) the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar on a trade mission “to strengthen economic, political and cultural ties” with the Gulf states.