Canadian PM responds to U.S. lumber tariffs

Toronto • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Canada and the U.S. could suffer from what he called a “thickening” border, a day after the Trump administration imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated. Trudeau was responding to the announcement of new U.S. duties of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber entering from Canada. Canada’s Liberal Party leader said the two countries are economically interconnected, but it’s not a o...

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