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Trudeau and Trump Talk About Border, Softwood Lumber and Next Summits

Posted February 24, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Aaron Wherry – CBC News)

Border co-operation and softwood lumber were discussed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump during a phone call between the two leaders on Thursday, according to an account provided by the Prime Minister’s Office.

Trudeau and Trump “discussed a range of bilateral relations issues, including border co-operation, moving forward on the softwood lumber file, and the upcoming G7 and G20 summits,” the PMO said in a statement.

The prime minister and U.S. president “also looked forward to working together on the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders,” which was announced when Trudeau and Trump met at the White House last week. Click here to read more.