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Premier Brad Wall Rails Against Protectionism in U.S. Speech

Posted April 06, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Canadian Press)

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall is using a favourite American food and drink in his rallying cry for free trade and against protectionism.

Wall told a Washington-based conservative think-tank that mustard for hotdogs likely came from Saskatchewan, along with wheat for the bun and barley for the beer to wash it all down.

The premier’s speech at The Heritage Foundation focused on trade between Canada and the United States, and he noted that the U.S. has a trade surplus with Canada.

Wall also said many sectors of both economies, such as energy, manufacturing and supply chains, are closely integrated. Click here to read more.