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Trump Warms to North America Trade ‘Fortress,’ Canada Envoy Says

  • Canada’s U.S. ambassador David MacNaughton gives upbeat view
  • Doesn’t see ‘significant’ disruptions in U.S.-Canada ties
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Trudeau Says Trump Listens and Open to Changing His Mind

Canada’s ambassador to Washington is striking an upbeat tone on looming trade talks with President Donald Trump’s administration, saying the U.S. is now warming to cooperating with Mexico and Canada on trade.

In a pair of Ottawa appearances this week, David MacNaughton said while challenges lie ahead, Canadian ties with the White House are as close as they were under Barack Obama’s administration and Canada will “end up coming out of all this better than we are now.”