Trudeau's stop at the hilltop library came during a swing through the U.S.in which he has warned Canada won't be muscled into a trade deal that is unfavorable to his country, and promoted Canada as a destination for California technology firms uneasy with shifting USA immigration policy.
Trudeau brought his charm offensive to the San Francisco Bay Area amid increasing unease over U.S. immigration policy and while talks continue over the North American Free Trade Agreement. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, and is expected to discuss matters such a political and trade ties between California and Canada.
Trump called the 24-year-old NAFTA trade pact agreement a job-killing "disaster" on the campaign trail and has threatened to withdraw from it if he can't get what he wants. However, both officials ended up the discussions amiably as president Trump said that the whole NAFTA problem is far from being concluded.
8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ AppDirect, the company powering the digital economy, today announced its commitment to creating at least 300 jobs in Canada within the next five years as part of its global growth strategy.
During a town hall meeting in Edmonton, Mr Trudeau interrupted a woman after she used the word "mankind", saying he preferred "peoplekind".
If free trade between Canada and the US was a bad idea, "then there are no good ideas", Trudeau said during his speech to local and state legislators.
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They said Pence could have opted to sit with the USA delegation and avoided the box that included the North Koreans. The pair were photographed by a wire service giving each other a fist bump before getting the boot.
Trudeau framed the North American Free Trade Agreement as being good for Canada and the United States, but was clear that Canada wouldn't be bullied into signing. Among his desires is requiring more made-in-America auto production and shifting more government contracts to US companies.
"We need to collectively do a much better job of ensuring the benefits of trade are shared more broadly", Trudeau said.
Speaking at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics, Trudeau said Canada will engage "thoughtfully and constructively" in talks with the US and Mexico.
There are still two rounds of talks before the congressional midterm elections in the United States, giving Trudeau a chance to pitch trade to people up for re-election and those in state legislatures, said Bruce Heyman, former USA ambassador to Canada.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pitched Canadian globalism and the country's new fast-track visa as reasons why Silicon Valley companies should consider Canada as a place to do business and spend money.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has met privately with California's governor and lieutenant governor, with trade, the environment and health care on the agenda.