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Canadian premiers discuss tariffs, USMCA with Lighthizer

February 22, 2019 at 2:40 PM
A delegation of Canadian premiers was slated to raise the issue of U.S. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum in a Friday afternoon meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Speaking to reporters at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the Canadian leaders would be discussing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement with Lighthizer and “telling him what we believe.” “We believe very strongly this isn’t beneficial for any company these tariffs,” he said, adding that...

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