Trudeau applauds united front in battle against US steel, aluminum tariffs
Emphasized Canada and US economies would suffer from trade restrictions.
Ending tariff exemptions for Canadian steel would hurt US economy: Trudeau
Measures in place to prevent too cheap steel and aluminum from using Canada as a back door to the US.
Trump stresses desire for quick NAFTA deal in phone chat with Trudeau
Concerned by outsider candidate leading polls for Mexico’s election, and GOP in danger of losing US Congress.
China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire
American and European anger targets a flood of low-cost exports that is double the volume of second-place Japan.
‘We had your backs’, Trudeau tells steel and aluminum workers
Praised the hard work of Canadian officials leading to Trump exempting Canada from the tariffs.
Tariffs and Trump’s continuing reign of error
Steel and aluminum tariffs add to business uncertainty and will put the breaks on investment.
Industry groups say US tariffs will cost jobs, raise prices
Several industry trade groups warn tariffs will lead to higher costs for businesses and could spark a broader trade war.
Analysis: Trump risks trade war to fulfill political pledge
Some of the communities that would be hardest hit by a trade standoff could be the same ones Trump is aiming to help.
Canada dodges tariff bullet, at least for now: US grants provisional exemption
Ties the exemption that includes Mexico to a successfully concluded NAFTA deal.
Baloney Meter: Is Canadian steel and aluminum actually a security risk to US?
Trump administration’s interpretation of “national security” has been met with controversy and debate.
Trump says steel, aluminum tariff announcement coming this afternoon
Follows an intense 11th-hour debate within the US administration over how to design this policy.
PM plans show of solidarity with Canadians who’d be most hurt by US tariffs
Plans to meet with workers, business leaders, industry leaders and union leaders.
White House suggests potential carve outs for Canada, Mexico on tariffs,
A final scramble on to spare Canada from the impact of the US steel, aluminum tariff plan.
Fears of ‘brain drain’ hit West Wing amid Trump staff exits
Chief economic advisor Gary Cohn’s departure has sparked internal fears of an even larger exodus.
Duties that protect domestic interests look attractive
…But they’re a very expensive way to retain jobs